If you like sweet potatoes or sweet-tasting foods in general, you will love this recipe. Fresh ginger root is another key ingredient that elevates the flavor profile by adding that zing!

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup [Vegan, Paleo]

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Calories

247

Serves

5

Cooking Time

5

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 24 ounces of sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves, grated or crushed
  • 2-inch fresh ginger, grated or finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly ground
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk
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Preparation

  1. Melt coconut oil in a large pot over medium-low heat. Add onions and cook for 2 minutes. Add in the sweet potatoes, cover, and cook for 5 more minutes until onions are soft and translucent.
  2. Add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, nutmeg, salt, black pepper, and cayenne, and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Pour in the broth, cover, and bring to a boil over medium-high. Reduce heat to medium-low and let the soup simmer for about 10-15 minutes until sweet potatoes are soft.
  4. Remove from heat and blend using an immersion blender (or use a regular blender) until smooth. Pour in the coconut milk, stir, and adjust seasoning.
  5. Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice and parsley if desired. Enjoy!
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 247 | Carbs: 34 g | Fat: 12 g | Protein: 4 g | Sodium: 744 mg | Sugar: 9 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.