Sweet Potato, Corn, & Kale Chowder

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  • 1 tablespoon(s) canola oil
  • 2 med carrots chopped
  • 1 med red onion chopped
  • 1 stalk(s) celery choppeed
  • 1 large red pepper seeded & chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled & cubed
  • 1 sprig(s) fresh thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) turmeric
  • 1 med tomatoes chopped
  • 5 cup(s) water or veg stock (I use 1/2 chicken stock
  • to taste salt & freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 cup(s) fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 3 cup(s) chopped kale leaves heavy stems removed & washed
  • to taste cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) corn starch
  • 1/2 cup(s) parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) cashew pieces
  • 3 clove(s) garlic chopped (I added this to recipe


  1. in a large pot, heat canola oil over med hi heat. saute carrot, onion, celery, pepper, and sweet potato for 3 minutes. add the thyme & turmeric; combine well with vegetables. add tomato and stock, simmer 20 minutes. add the corn, kale, salt & white pepper, simmer for 5 minutes. season with cayenne pepper.

  2. combine the cornstarch with 2 tsp cold water, (see cashew option below) with soup simmering, stir in cornstarch mixture, continue to stir & simmer 3 minutes. remove from heat & stir in parsley.

  3. if using cashews, use a food processor to blend cashews, cornstarch, and 3/4 cup of soup broth. return this mixture to the simmering soup & continue to simmer for 3 minutes, stirring often.
November 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by cathykehoe and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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