Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup

Recipe details

Servings: 8
Time: Under 1 hour

This is a great soup for entertaining- no one ever guesses how easy it is to make. Minced fresh ginger root adds a fresh accent to a creamy soup.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups (1.5 L) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 3 large)
  • 3 1/2 cups (875 mL) chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh ginger root, minced or grated
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) toasted sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh coriander

Directions

  1. In large saucepan, bring potatoes, chicken broth and ginger to boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 to 20 min or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Transfer to food processor; purée until smooth.
  4. Return to saucepan over low heat; whisk in cream, lime juice, salt and pepper and heat through.
  5. Ladle into bowls; sprinkle with almonds and coriander.



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Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup

Nutrition Information

per serving

Calories 199
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fat 10 g
Fibre 2.2 g
Sodium 579 mg
Calcium 48 mg