Sweet Potato Soup

I eat soup a lot and I mean a lot! Although I have a few recipes up my sleeve soup can kind of become boring, so I thought it was time for a new soup! So this week I made Sweet Potato Soup for the first time, I have not really used sweet potato in my cooking before but I thought it was about time that changed! Here is my recipe;


  • 1 tbsp of Oil
  • 1 Sliced Onion
  • 600g of Chopped and Peeled Sweet Potato
  • 1 Pinch of Dried Chilli Flakes
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1.2 Litres of Vegetable Stock
Sweet Potato Soup Cooking
Sweet Potato Soup Cooking


  1. Heat oil in a large pan
  2. Add the onions, chilli, salt and pepper
  3. Cook for 3-4 minutes until they begin to soften
  4. Then add the sweet potato and cook for 1 minute
  5. Add the vegetable stock and bring to the boil
  6. Turn the heat down and allow to simmer for 30-40 minutes or until the potato is tender
  7. Whizz with a hand blender until smooth
  8. Pour into a clean pan and reheat
Sweet Potato Soup
Sweet Potato Soup

Serving Suggestion

Serve with crusty bread and enjoy!

This Sweet Potato Soup was another successful recipe to add to my list, as an added bonus it is really low in calories but still filling on a cold winters evening.

I am looking for even more soup recipes to try out so if you have a suggestion I would love to hear it!


5 Comments Add yours

  1. Espirational says:

    Now I want to make a pot of sweet potato soup. I like to add a couple of dashes of cinnamon to mine.

    1. I will definitely try that next time, always makes me think of Wintertime!

  2. Helen says:

    Totally making this tonight! J bought some sweet potatoes and they are just sitting there waiting to be eaten

    1. Do it!! I need your Butternut Squash recipe too, that was so yummy, maybe you could post it on my blog?

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