Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

It has been a long and cold winter in Chicago, perfect tim to make some soup.
Today’s recipe is for creamy sweet potato soup. It is a healthy recipe and can be ready in as little as 30 minutes for those who do not have a lot of time for making soups.

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup


For this recipe you need a blender and microwave safe dish.

This soup doesn’t get too thick and the sweetness of it is great. As I mentioned earlier, it only takes around 30 minutes to make it. It is low in fat, rich in protein and fiber. I hope you like it!
5 from 1 vote
Creamy Sweet Potato Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hrs
Creamy Spicy Sweet Potato Soup
Course: Soups
Servings: 4
Calories: 189 kcal
Author: Lyubomira L
  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp butter (olive oil)
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup water (optional, to thin the soup)
  • shredded parmesan (optional)
  • bacon bites (optional)
  • parsley (optional)
  1. Cut potatoes in halves and place them in a microwave safe dish, cut sides facing down. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover the dish with plastic wrap. Cook on high for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Cool until they are comfortable to touch and remove the skins.
  2. Alternatively, peel potatoes and cut into small, bite sized pieces. Boil in a pot, filled with water until tender. Drain and add to the stock.

  3. In a sauce pan heat butter (oil) over medium heat and add chopped onion. Cook for 1 minute and add cumin and red pepper flakes and stir. Add vegetable stock (can use chicken stock) and bring to a boil.
  4. Puree potatoes and stock in batches and pour into a bowl.
  5. Serve soup warm with cooked bacon and shredded parmesan cheese on top. Garnish with parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Sweet Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 189
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 958mg 40%
Potassium 479mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 10.8%
Vitamin C 17.2%
Calcium 3.8%
Iron 20.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.