Sweet Potato & Leek Soup

Sweet Potato & Leek Soup


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I used to detest sweet potatoes! I mean really detest them. The mention of a sweet potato brought me right back to that Thanksgiving sweet potato marshmallow dish that I hated even as a kid. The good news is that I’ve grown to love them especially because they’re so healthy. This soup is both hearty and healthy, which is perfect for post-holiday healthy eating.

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Medium Leeks (Cleaned, White & Light Green Parts Thinly Sliced)
  • 5 Tablespoons Tomato Paste (I Like To Use The Stuff In The Tube)
  • 3 Tablespoons Creamy Nut Butter (Peanut, Cashew Or Almond)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (Minced)
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 3 1/2 Cups Low-Sodium Vegetable Broth
  • 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes (Peeled & Sliced 1/4 Inch Thick)
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Thyme For Garnish (Optional)
  1. In large-size Dutch oven heat olive oil over a medium-high heat. Add leeks and sauté 6 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, nut butter, garlic, turmeric, and cumin. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add sweet potatoes, vegetable broth, and water. Simmer over a medium-low heat, partially covered 25 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender.
  2. Blend with immersion blender or regular blender. Add a bit more water if soup seems too thick. Bring soup to a simmer.
  3. Transfer to soup bowls, garnish with fresh thyme, and serve nice and warm.
  4. Serves 4 To 6
  5. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Total Time: 65 Minutes
  6. "Work With What You Got!"
  7. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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