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Simple Curried Sweet Potato Soup

This simple Curried Sweet Potato Soup recipe can be prepared in about 20 minutes flat! It is adapted from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Curried Sweet Potato Soup

We love this sweet potato curry soup because it’s…

  • Simple to make
  • Loaded with nutrients
  • Wholesome
  • Warm & comforting
  • Tasty

This is an easy one-pot recipe that can also be made in a slow cooker or crockpot.

baked sweet potato chopped up on cutting board

How to make sweet potato curry soup

Saute onion and garlic in a little veggie broth until slightly browned.

Add red curry paste and slowly stir it for about a minute.

Slowly stir in the veggie broth, making sure it thoroughly integrates with the curry paste. Add chili powder, salt, and nutritional yeast.

Drain and rinse chickpeas.

chickpeas draining in strainer with handle

Add to soup, along with diced sweet potatoes.

sweet potatoes being diced on wood cutting board

Simmer the soup for about 5 minutes until the sweet potatoes are al dente.

Add spinach leaves and allow to sit on heat another minute to wilt.

Curry Chickpea Soup cooking in pot
Spinach adds protein and flavor to this delicious soup.

Remove from heat and serve.

UPDATE: I now have a delicious Homemade Vegetable Bouillon Powder that is a wonderful addition to soups, beans, and so much more!

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Homemade Vegetable Bouillon Powder

With added sweet potatoes, fresh spinach, onion, and spices, this dish is loaded with phytonutrients and antioxidants that promote health and fight disease.

Nutrition in chickpeas

Did you know that just one cup of cook chickpeas has over 12 grams of fiber? Better yet, they contain both soluble fiber and insoluble fiber, the latter of which helps lower LDL cholesterol.

In addition, each cup of garbanzo beans packs a whopping 12 grams of protein!

Curry Chickpea Soup nutrition
Chickpeas are loaded with fiber and protein.

There are so many benefits to these little legumes. Chickpeas are a great source of plant-based protein and fiber, iron, zinc, phosphorus, B vitamins and more.

With so many vitamins and nutrients, chickpeas are a powerhouse of nutrition.

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Sweet potato curry soup

Curried Sweet Potato Soup

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This simple recipe can be prepared in about 20 minutes flat! It comes from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. 

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Saute onion and garlic in a little veggie broth until slightly browned.
  2. Add red curry paste and slowly stir it for about a minute.
  3. Slowly stir in the veggie broth, making sure it thoroughly integrates with the curry paste. Add chili powder, salt, and nutritional yeast.
  4. Drain and rinse chickpeas. Add to soup.
  5. Add the diced sweet potato.
  6. Simmer the soup for about 5 minutes until the sweet potatoes are al dente.
  7. Add spinach leaves and allow to sit on heat another minute to wilt.
  8. Remove from heat and serve.
  9. To make this in a crockpot, simply follow step #1 by sauteing onions. Add all ingredients to a large cooker and allow to cook on low for 2 hours. This will allow the flavors plenty of time to blend and become more powerful.

Notes

 Detailed instructions, in-process photos, and my personal helpful tips can be found in the article above.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 247Total Fat: 2.7gCarbohydrates: 42.4gFiber: 9.4gProtein: 14.7g

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup
Delicious and hearty soup.

Nancy A. Speed

Monday 29th of February 2016

This sounds/looks delicious. It's winter; where many of us reside gathering fresh spinach is not an option. For me, replacing spinach with frozen, organic greens would be the change. Yes, defrosting and squeezing out the liquid first before adding to the soup goes w/o saying.

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