Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

5 from 6 votes

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When it gets cold outside, curl up by the fire with a hot bowl of creamy sweet potato soup.

A bowl of soup, with Sweet potato
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What is it? 

A wooden cutting board with cubes of sweet potato

Using this recipe, you’ll be able to make a creamy sweet potato soup that’s bursting with flavor and rich in healthy nutrients

.The wonderful thing about this creamy sweet potato soup is that its flavor is so versatile, it can be paired with just about any type of bread, nut, or fusion theme.

A piece of bread
Our Homemade Crusty Bread makes for the perfect compliment to this creamy sweet potato soup.

For a sweeter soup, pour a little maple syrup on it and use cinnamon twists as your dipping bread. Sweet potato soup can also be turned into a chicken sweet potato chowder with carrots, celery, rice, and cilantro.

Mo matter what kind of sweet potato soup you decide to make, there’s no denying its essential nutritional value.

In addition to having a soothing, creamy texture with a lot of rich, sweet flavors, sweet potato soup is also very healthy. The olive oil and the cinnamon in the soup are full of antioxidants and contain anti-inflammatory properties.

A pot of cut-up sweet potato

Fresh garlic can help lower your cholesterol and can help to boost your immune system which is highly beneficial for the cold winter months. Finally, the sweet potatoes are full of vitamins and minerals plus fiber and potassium.

A bowl of sweet potato soup and a spoon

How to make it

There are many different ways to make sweet potato soup, so feel free to change the ingredients by adding or subtracting what’s listed here. This sweet potato soup recipe is a very popular one. We’re confident you’re going to fall in love with this recipe as much as we did.

serving of creamy sweet potao soup

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Vicky Giangis a home-cooking mom and a food blogger. She loves to share her recipes and culinary tips from her diversified experience of multi-culture. Check out her blog for more recipes.

Steamed Kale

5 from 6 votes
See how to cook kale with this fast and simple steamed kale recipe from Platter Talk. Make this healthy recipe in less than 30 minutes!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 People


  • 1 bunch kale, washed, stemmed and chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, rough chop
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper
  • 2/3 cup water


  • Using a Dutch oven, heat olive oil on medium-high heat. Stir in kale and stir with wooden spoon until wilted, 2-3 minutes. Add chopped garlic and stir for another minute.
  • Add lemon juice, crushed red pepper and, water. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low simmer, cover Dutch oven and cook for 15 minutes or to desired texture.
  • Serve immediately and garnish with lemon zest.



Calories: 60kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 48mg, Potassium: 229mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 0g, Vitamin A: 3840IU, Vitamin C: 47.1mg, Calcium: 64mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Entree, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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  1. 5 stars
    This soup looks amazing. We love sweet potatoes and I always buy them in bulk so I can make a lot of soup and have extra for the freezer!

  2. 5 stars
    Why haven’t I ever thought to make Sweet Potato Soup?!! This looks amazing, so rich and creamy. I can’t wait to try it!