Easy Sweet Potato Soup (Parve)

Sweet potato soup
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  • Total: 50 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 servings
This is one of the easiest soup recipes I know, and fortunately it is also one of my kids' favorite soup recipes. If you've invited guests for Shabbos who have children or you need to prepare a tasty soup but have limited energy, this is the recipe for you. If your kids like to cook with you, this soup recipe is simple enough to prepare together. Simply saute the sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion and garlic, add broth and seasonings, boil and cream with an immersion blender. Healthy, quick and delicious soup.

What You'll Need

  • 4 tablespoons. canola or vegetable oil
  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups hot chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

1. Peel sweet potatoes, and cut each one into 8 pieces. Chop red pepper. Chop onion. Chop garlic.
2. In a soup pot, heat oil. Add sweet potatoes, red pepper, onion and garlic. Saute for 6-8 minutes, until onions are translucent.
3. Add hot water and chicken broth. Season with paprika, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over low flame for 30-40 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft enough to mash.
4. Using an insertion blender, blend the soup until smooth.

5. Season with salt and pepper, according to taste.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
131 Calories
7g Fat
15g Carbs
3g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)