Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

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If you’re looking for something new to make for dinner and try it out ahead of time – try making this sweet potato soup recipe. It’s a warm and creamy side, perfect for Thanksgiving!

Our sweet potato soup recipe is cooks the potatoes in a soothing chicken broth and seasoned with aromatic ginger and nutty cinnamon.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 3 cups vegetable broth, or chicken broth
  • lb sweet potatoes, salt-baked, peeled, grated
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

To Serve:

  • 1 tsp sour cream
  • ¼ tsp parsley, chopped


  1. In a heavy saucepot, over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Add flour and stir constantly until roux achieves a light caramel color.
  2. Add the broth, milk, and brown sugar, bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer.
  3. Stir in the cooked sweet potatoes and spices, bring to a simmer again, then cook for 5 minutes more.
  4. Add the milk, ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Then in a blender, puree the soup and return to the saucepot afterward. If using a stick blender, puree directly on the saucepot.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and adjust accordingly.
  6. Ladle into the soup bowls and swirl with sour cream on top, then garnish with parsley before serving!


  • Sugar: 11g
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  • Calcium: 133mg
  • Calories: 167kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 448mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 554mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 13852IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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