Monday, February 20, 2012
This was not as spicy or hot as we thought it would be. It did have a real good flavor. recipe rom food.com
3 slices bacon finley chopped
1 med onion chopped
2 Tablespoons butter
3 cloves garlic sliced
4 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
8 cups chicken broth (we used one and the rest we used chicken bullion)
1/4 cup pickled jalapeno peppers coarsely chopped
2 Tablespoons jalapeno juice
1 teaspoon cumin (we added a pinch more)
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
1 1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Saute bacon and onion in butter in large stock pot till clear, add garlic and cook 2 more minutes.
Add sweet potatoes,chicken broth pickled jalapenos jalapeno juice and cumin, cover and cook until potatoes are tender. (about 30 minutes)
When tender add soda, milk and cilantro coarsely mash with a potato masher, stir well and taste to see if you need to add more salt and or pepper.
Simmer for 15 minutes stirring frequently.