Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

By Camille Styles


  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 sweet potatoes (roughly 2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken stock


  1. Heat oil in a large pot, or dutch oven, over medium heat. Add the diced onion and shallot, and season with salt and pepper. Cook 6-7 minutes, until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and cook an additional 2-3 minutes.
  3. Stir in stock, paprika, sweet potatoes, and cinnamon, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  4. Purée the mixture using an immersion blender, or in batches using a traditional blender. Season the soup with salt and pepper, and serve with fresh bread.

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Comments (2)
  1. 1
    Elisabeth Hayes November 13, 2017 at 8:09 am

    This looks amazing!

    xo, Elisabeth

  2. 2
    Eme November 15, 2017 at 6:50 am

    This looks so delicious, warming and nourishing, thanks for the share.

    Eme x




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