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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 684mg30%
Potassium 546mg16%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 16215IU324%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.