Sweet Potato soup

Updated on September 14, 2018

This sweet potato soup with carrots and lentils is nutritious, warming, and filling.

And the color is so bright and lovely!

sweet potato soup

Health benefits of sweet potato soup

This sweet potato soup is good for your immune and nerve system, as it’s a great source of iron and magnesium. It also has a lot of vitamin A that is great for your skin and eyes. And a lot more other vitamins – D, C, B6 and so on!

sweet potato soup

Here is video recipe:

What else can push you to make this recipe next? It is so easy to prepare! Just cook the vegetables, add the spices to your taste and blend everything to make it smooth and creamy. For serving, I recommend adding fresh or dried greens and spices.

This sweet potato soup is great if it’s cold or rainy outside – it will cheer you up! Check also our Spinach quiche with sweet potato crust and healthy Baked sweet potato fries!

sweet potato soup

Sweet Potato soup

Cooking Journey
3 ingredient soup with sweet potatoes, carrots, lentils. This vegetable soup is nutritious, warming, and filling. And the color is so bright and comforting!
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Global cuisine
Servings 4
Calories 378 kcal

Equipment

  • large pot
  • knife and chopping board




Ingredients
  

  • 3 carrots medium or small
  • 2 sweet potatoes big
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 liter water or vegetable stock (about 4-5 cups)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt or to your taste
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper or to your taste
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp chili flakes (optional - for serving)
  • 2 tsp dry thyme (optional - for serving)



Instructions
 

  • Peel carrots and potatoes. Cut vegetables into slices.
    3 carrots, 2 sweet potatoes
  • In a large pot, heat olive oil, place there potato and carrot slices. Saute, stirring for a few minutes.
    3 tbsp olive oil
  • Add lentils and water to the pot.
    1 cup red lentils, 1 liter water
  • Bring it to the boil, add bay leaves, salt and pepper.
    1 tbsp salt, 3 bay leaves, 2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • Simmer for about 25 minutes until vegetables are soft.
  • Let the soup cool a little, and blitz it in a blender until smooth.
  • Serve hot, sprinkle with some thyme and chili flakes.
    2 tsp dry thyme, 1 tsp chili flakes
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Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato soup
Amount per Serving
Calories
378
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Sodium
 
1862
mg
81
%
Potassium
 
1012
mg
29
%
Carbohydrates
 
57
g
19
%
Fiber
 
20
g
83
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
14
g
28
%
Vitamin A
 
23880
IU
478
%
Vitamin C
 
8
mg
10
%
Calcium
 
108
mg
11
%
Iron
 
5
mg
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword 3 ingredient soup, dairy free, easy, gluten free, healthy, lentil soup, vegan, warming

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