Easy Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Easy Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Zeke Pelaez

"This is one of my signature dishes. I made this recipe when I was 12 years old. If you want to use potato instead of sweet potato, replace the coconut milk with cow's milk. Add your favorite herbs and spices for added flavor, or just prepare it as stated."
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55 m servings 374 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with water and add a pinch of salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain. Mash sweet potatoes in a bowl.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir mashed sweet potato into the onion and garlic. Pour coconut milk and heavy cream over the sweet potato mixture; stir. Season mixture with hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to low and cook until heated through and slightly thickened, 15 to 20 minutes.


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This is my first time making and eating sweet potato soup. I didn't want chunks of onion and garlic, so I pureed it all with my immersion blender. Otherwise, I followed the recipe (with no idea ...

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