Spice it up with our sweet potato, carrot and turmeric soup: a healthy recipe that also fights cancer.
4 tbsp olive oil
5 carrots, chopped
1 apple, chopped
2 sweet potatoes, chopped
2 turnips, chopped
2 tsp grated ginger
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
½ tsp turmeric
½ tsp fresh basil
- Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add carrots, apple, sweet potatoes, turnips, salt, pepper and ginger. Stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add vegetable broth, stir. Add in turmeric and basil, stir. Bring to a full boil and then turn heat down to low. Cover pot and let simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove pot from heat. Use an immersion blender to puree soup. You may also carefully transfer soup into a high-powered blender or food processor to puree.
- Spoon into serving bowl. Garnish with fresh basil and serve.
This recipe was adapted from The Rx Cookbook: Cancer-Fighting Recipes, Restaurants & Markets, produced by the Institute for Health Promotion Research.
Learn more about cancer-fighting recipes in Mission magazine.