Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Soup
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 shallots, sliced
  • 1 pound tart apples, cored and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, or more to taste
  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Heat olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat; cook and stir shallots in the hot oil until soft, about 3 minutes. Stir apples, ginger, zest from 1 lime, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper into the pot. Reserve lime juice. Cook and stir mixture until apples are very soft, about 15 minutes.
  2. Pour chicken broth into pot; add sweet potatoes and salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Puree soup with an immersion blender until smooth. Stir reserved lime juice into soup. Garnish with lime wedges to serve.

04/11/2018
Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Soup, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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