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Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Spiced sweet potato soup bowl

Delicious, creamy, velvety, spiced sweet potato soup makes a perfect starter for your holiday menu. Of course, you may also enjoy at any time of year! This soup is extremely satisfying and comforting. Yet, it is very low in calories, while providing a ton of nutrients like vitamin A and C. Plus, it’s vegan, nut free and gluten free, making it a perfectly suitable choice for anyone with intolerances and food preferences.

A nice warm bowl of this soup will leave your taste buds and tummy quite satisfied! It’s creamy texture leaves you feeling full, while only containing 118 calories per bowl! So go ahead and have seconds, or even thirds!

Spiced sweet potato soup with cashew cream swirl

Not only is this delicious and satisfying, but it is very simple to prepare. Roughly chop all your veggies and cook together in a large pot. Once fork tender, puree your soup using an immersion blender. (Or carefully transfer to your regular blender in batches.)

sweet potato soup prep

This sweet potato soup is made using only wholesome ingredients. It’s spiced with jalapeno and chili powder and your favourite holiday seasonings, such as cinnamon and ground ginger. The natural sweetness from the sweet potatoes combine so elegantly with the spicy and savoury seasonings. Such bold flavours! Bookmark this one for your Christmas dinner. Or truthfully, any dinner. It’s so easy and quick to make, making it a fantastic week night meal as well.

Spiced sweet potato soup served in bowls with cashew cream

Serve your soup garnished with sour cream, or this amazing dairy free cashew cream. Sprinkle some hemp hearts or chia seeds for a little added protein. Then dust a little black pepper or chili flakes to up the heat if desired.

Spiced sweet potato soup bowl

Want more delicious, healthy soup inspiration?

Give my Dairy Free Jalapeno Popper Soup a try. All the delicious cheesy, spicy flavour, minus the dairy. Or give this classic Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup a try. Another great holiday starter.

As usual, I love to hear from you! So please let me know what you think in the comments below. 🙂

Spiced sweet potato soup bowl

Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Sweet potato soup is so perfectly spiced, combining natural sweetness, together with spicy jalapeno and your favourite holiday seasonings.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp avocado oil or other cooking oil
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeno chopped
  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled & chopped
  • 1 small acorn squash peeled & chopped
  • 1 small cauliflower broken into large florets
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Optional garnish: sour cream or cashew cream

Instructions

  • In a large pot, add the oil, onion, and jalapeno and sauté for approx. 5 minutes.
  • Then add all the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender, puree your soup. Or transfer in batches to a regular blender using extreme caution.
  • Serve garnished with cashew cream if desired.
Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1193mg | Potassium: 708mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 140.1% | Vitamin C: 71.8% | Calcium: 6.2% | Iron: 6.9%
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