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Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

Photo attribution: Flickr: jules:stonesoup
Ready In: 40 minutes
Serves: 4
Gluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarianLow Sodium

What you'll need

Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Large stockpot
Blender (if making a creamy soup)
Spatula or spoon


Serves 4
1 tablespoon Butter or 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil or 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Onion small, chopped
1 clove Garlic minced
1 Granny Smith Apple peeled, cored, and chopped
1 Sweet Potato peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper to taste
1 1/4 cups Water
1 1/2 cups Vegetable Broth
Salt to taste



Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium heat.


Add onion and garlic and cook until golden.


Add chopped apple and sweet potato, ginger powder, cayenne pepper (if using), black pepper, stock, and water. Bring to a boil.


Reduce heat to low and simmer until the sweet potatoes are soft, about 1 hour.


Add salt to taste and adjust the seasonings.


Ladle into bowls as is, or pour soup into a blender and purée until smooth.

Storage Tips

  • Double this recipe to make it for a crowd or to freeze some for later.

Chef's Tips

  • If you don’t have a blender, just peel the apples and sweet potatoes before cooking. Then mash everything up with a masher or large spoon after its done.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g5%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 128 mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 26 g9%
Dietary Fiber 4 g14%
Protein 4 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: