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Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup recipe? Learn how to make Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lizfang

Makes 6 servings



Full of beta-carotene and a good source of fiber, this is a wonderfully nutritious beginning to a meal or a perfect lunch. Enjoy with whole grain bread or crackers. (from about.com)

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup

2 tsp olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 tsp cumin
2 tbsp curry powder
1 pound of baby carrots
1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
3 1/2 cups fat-free, low sodium chicken or vegetable broth

Recipe Directions for Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup

  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven and saute onion until softened. Stir in cumin and curry powder and cook for 1 minute. Add carrots, sweet potatoes and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. When cool, transfer vegetables to a blender and blend until smooth, working in batches. Return to Dutch oven to reheat.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 307.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
514mg
21%
Potassium
978mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
30.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 211% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 6% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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