Cream of Sweet Potato Soup

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    Cream of Sweet Potato Soup

    Meadow Marsh
    Bed and Breakfast
    Orlando, Florida

    1 very small onion, finely chopped
    1 cup finely chopped celery
    2 shallots, minced
    2 Tablespoons butter
    1-1/2 Tablespoons flour
    4 Tablespoons sherry
    2 cups freshly prepared, seasoned chicken broth
    2 cups heavy cream
    One 29-ounce can sweet potatoes
    1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
    1-1/2 Tablespoons salt
    pepper to taste
    almonds and whipped cream for garnish (optional)

    Saute finely chopped onion, celery, and shallot in butter until soft. Blend in flour
    and chicken stock, stirring constantly. When mixture is smooth, remove from heat and
    put in blender or food processor. Add sweet potatoes and cream and blend thoroughly.
    Return mixture to low heat, stir in sherry, pumpkin spice, salt, and pepper. Garnish
    with almonds sprinkled over a dab of whipped cream.

    Serves: 8

    Source: <http://virtualcities.com/ons/fl/o/flo96013.htm>

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