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Yam Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Yam Soup

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"A sweet simple yam soup with lots of flavor!"

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    55 mins


  1. Pour chicken broth into a saucepan, with curry powder, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Add yam and onion, and simmer for about 20 minutes. Add rice, and cook for another 20 minutes, or until rice is tender.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 20, 2008

I added fresh garlic which I sauteed with the onion a bit before using. I also omitted the wild rice (to reduce carbs), used an entire quart of chicken broth, and pureed the soup before serving. To each serving I then added a dollop of plain nonfat yogurt, toasted slivered almonds, and fresh thyme leaves. This was a perfect autmnal soup.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 04, 2010

My wife made this and I thought it was boring. It tasted like pureed yams and curry powder. It wasn't as elegant tasting as an Indian dish, tho it smelled like it. We are vegetarians, so we omitted the chicken broth and used veggie broth instead. Maybe it's better with chicken broth? I tend to like dishes with many facets of flavor and this wasn't my cup of tea. I prefer my wife's white bean soup which is just as simple, but bucket loads more flavorful.

Jan 06, 2005

SO YUMMY!!!! My husband and I really enjoyed this hearty vegetarian soup. I did add 3-4 more cups of chicken broth, an extra 1/2 pound of yams, a rice mixture with wild, brown, and white rice and only used 1/2 an onion and it was delicious! I also left out the onion powder since I didn't have any. I will make it again for sure!

Dec 06, 2005

This was very good - I didn't have wild rice, so substituted brown rice and added it in at the beginning with all other ingredients. Moderately spicy, depending on the curry powder used.

Oct 05, 2011

This is a definite 5 star soup! I double the chicken broth, and lightly fried the yams before adding to the boing broth. I then sauteed the onion, adding chopped cellery and garlic cloves (about 5) for a few minutes before adding to broth, and sauteed and added a diced potato instead of rice. It has become my favorite soup!!

Jan 31, 2008

Wonderful recipe. I used 4 cups vegetable broth instead of chicken and added a dash of poultry seasoning. Even with the extra broth it turned into a very thick, chunky stew, which I actually loved! My husband loved the thickness too and all of the different flavors. I agree about the wild rice - its adds the only contrasting color in a sea of orange! My husband actually called his mother and told her about this soup the next day. She called and asked for the recipe! Mother-in-law asking me for cooking advice? Let's just say that's never happend before!

Nov 09, 2006

Used 6 cups of broth and 1 1/2 pounds yams and found this made for a balanced consistancy. Added a clove of garlic instead of the powder and a touch of tabasco. Please try to use wild rice! It makes for a beautiful presentation!

May 15, 2007

I loved this! I too added fresh garlic, and also added in some celery. I didn't add much extra broth, because i wanted it to not be very soupy. But it would of been easy to add adjust the consistency. Its a nice something different meal. Delish!


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  • Calories
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65.7 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Fiber
  • 9.3 g
  • 37%
  • Protein
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 252 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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