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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by jkc715nyc

Makes 4 servings



Warm up with our hearty sweet potato soup as the temperature starts to drop. Toast the pecans to help maximize their flavor. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

2 large sweet potato(es)
2 cups canned chicken broth, divided
1 tbsp reduced-calorie margarine
1 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tbsp curry powder
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
1 tbsp chopped pecans

Recipe Directions for Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Bake for 45 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool. When cool, remove and discard skin; chop potatoes.

  3. Combine sweet potatoes and 3/4 cup of broth in a blender or food processor; blend or process until smooth, about 1 minute. Set potato mixture aside.

  4. Melt margarine in a medium-size saucepan; stir in flour and ginger, and then add milk. Cook, stirring, until slightly thickened and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Cook 1 minute more and then stir in sweet potato mixture and remaining 1 1/4 cups of broth. Cook, stirring, until heated through, about 5 minutes more. Pour into 4 serving bowls and sprinkle each with 3/4 teaspoon of pecans.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 281.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
234
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
515mg
21%
Potassium
758mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
28.2g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
12.6g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 352% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 21% Iron 9%
* 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
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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