If you use Vegetable stock this is a great and tasty Vegan / Vegetarian soup. Or you could use chicken stock… This recipe makes 8 servings Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, (about ¾ lb / 450g each) 2 Tbsp (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil ½ tsp (2 mL) salt 1 small onion, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh rosemary ¼ tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper 4 cups (1 L) vegetable stock (or chicken stock) 2 cups (500 mL) water Method: Pre-heat oven to 450°F (230°C) Peel and roughly chop sweet potatoes; toss with half of the salt and oil. Roast on baking sheet stirring occasionally, until tender, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, heat Dutch oven with remaining oil over medium-high heat; sauté onion, celery, carrot, garlic, rosemary, pepper and remaining salt until softened. Add roasted sweet potatoes, stock, and water; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Purée until smooth.