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Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Our Sweet Potato Soup Recipe is an easy homemade soup that will warm you up on a chilly day. Curry and fresh ginger flavor this recipe for sweet potato soup and fresh mint, cilantro and zesty lime give an added depth of vibrant flavor!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: sweet potato soup, sweet potato soup recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 178kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin


  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic ,minced
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes peeled and diced, about 2 ½ cups
  • 1 can 15 ounces chickpeas, drained
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges


  • Heat oil in saucepot over medium-high heat.
  • Add red onion, carrots, ginger, garlic, curry powder and kosher salt and cook until tender crisp, about 4 minutes.
  • Stir in sweet potatoes and chickpeas and cook until potatoes begin to soften, about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove 4 cups of soup, including vegetable pieces and puree, in a blender or using an immersion blender, until smooth. Return to pot and stir until combined.
  • Serve with fresh mint, cilantro and lime wedges.


Makes 6 ½ cups; 4 servings.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1266mg | Potassium: 562mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 21934IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg