• 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 large sweet potato, in 1 inch chunks
  • 1 medium potato, in 1 inch chunks
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 cups hot water


  • STEP 1
    Melt butter in a medium saucepan, taking care not to let it brown.
  • STEP 2
    Add celery and sweat for a few seconds.
  • STEP 3
    Add cumin seeds and stir until fragrant.
  • STEP 4
    Add sweet potato and potato chunks.
  • STEP 5
    Season with salt and pepper. Stir and allow to sweat without browning for a minute or two.
  • STEP 6
    Add water. Cover and bring to the boil.
  • STEP 7
    Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  • STEP 8
    Mash or blend and serve hot with crusty wholemeal bread. Bon Appétit!

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