Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Creamy and smooth sweet potato soup that is topped with a little parmesan and a little bacon. This savory soup has a bit of nip and is the perfect soup recipe for anyone who loves sweet potatoes.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 234 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley


  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups chicken stock unsalted
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 6 bacon slices cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh parmesan cheese shaved
  • 2 TB flat leaf parsley leaves


  1. Cut potatoes in half length wise and place, cut sides down, in microwave-safe baking dish. Add 1/4 cup water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 15 minutes or until tender. Let the potatoes cool slightly and remove skins.

  2. Boil chicken stock, onion powder, cumin, and red pepper in a pot. Place half of stock mixture and half of your potatoes in a blender. Remove center piece of blender lid (to allow steam to escape). Then puree until smooth.

  3. Pour into a large bowl and repeat with remaining. potato and stock mixture. Add salt and divide among soup bowls. Sprinkle cooked bacon and Parmesan cheese evenly over top. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 684mg 29%
Potassium 546mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 324.3%
Vitamin C 5.1%
Calcium 7.4%
Iron 6.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.