Sweet Potato Soup(Pressure Cooked)

Recipe: Sweet Potato Soup(Pressure Cooked)


  • 2 tablespoons sweet butter or oil
  • 1 medium onion — finely chopped
  • 3 stalks celery — thinly sliced
  • 5 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds) — peeled and grated
  • 2 large McIntosh apples — peel, core, grate
  • 5 cups chicken stock or bouillon — or
  • vegetable stock or bouillon 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt — or to taste


  1. Heat the butter in the pressure cooker. Saute the onions until soft, about 3 m inutes.
  2. Add the celery and grated potatoes and toss to coat with the butter. Add the grated apples, stock, 1 teaspoon orange zest, and salt.
  3. Lock the lid i n place and over high heat bring to high pressure. Adjust the heat to maintain high pressure, and cook for 4 minutes. Let the pressure drop naturally or use a quick-release method.
  4. Remove the lid, tilting it away from you to allow any excess steam to escape. If the soup seems too thin, puree about 1 third of it and stir the puree back i nto the soup.
  5. Stir in the remaining 1/2 teaspoon orange zest and salt to taste . Heat thoroughly before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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