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Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Velvety smooth Sweet Potato Soup has just a bit of spice. It's the perfect soup recipe for anyone who loves sweet potatoes.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 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


  • Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and place, cut sides down, in a microwave-safe baking dish. Add 1/4 cup of water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 15 minutes or until tender. Let the potatoes cool slightly and remove the skins.
  • Boil chicken stock, onion powder, cumin, and red pepper in a pot. Place half of the stock mixture and half of your potatoes in a blender. Remove the center piece of the blender lid (to allow steam to escape). Then puree until smooth.
  • 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.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 684mg | Potassium: 546mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 16215IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1.2mg