Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

My lovely cousin Sima made this soup for me while we visited recently, and it was totally nurturing at every level. I made it for my family upon my return and ALL of them loved it; no small feat. On top of that it is easy, forgiving, and quick. May all of your homes be comforted by it too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 yams, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 1 small winter squash, peeled and cut into large pieces (or use a smaller part of a large squash)
  • 1 -2 carrot, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • water
  • salt (no MSG!) or chicken bouillon powder, to taste (no MSG!)

Directions

  1. Place all veggies in a soup pot.
  2. Cover with water, and then add about 2 more inches of water.
  3. Cover and cook on medium to high heat until boiling.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and cook until veggies are soft, but not necessarily mushy.
  5. Add consomme mix or salt, mix, adjust to taste.
  6. Cook another few minutes.
  7. Using an immersion blender, blend soup until smooth, or with only a few chunks.
  8. Enjoy.

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