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.
Double this recipe to make it for a crowd or to freeze some for later.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4 g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 1 g||5%|
|Sodium 128 mg||6%|
|Total Carbohydrate 26 g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber 4 g||14%|
|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: