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One-Pot Sweet Potato Soup

  • Author: Jordan Cord
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8


This savory sweet potato soup is blended with miso, ginger, and subtle spice. It all comes together in one pot and takes less than 30 minutes to make.


  • 2-3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 of one large yellow onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon yellow miso paste (optional)
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 cups sweet potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 cup whole coconut milk, canned


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil to medium. Add onions and sauté 5 minutes, until translucent and softened. Add garlic and sauté 2-3 minutes. Add miso and chili flakes and stir to combine.
  2. Carefully pour broth into the pot and stir. Add sweet potatoes and seasonings – salt, pepper, ginger, and cayenne. Bring to a low boil, cover, and cook 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. It is finished when sweet potatoes are fork tender.
  3. Remove the pot from the heat and pour in coconut milk. If you're using an immersion blender, just dip it into the pot and blend until smooth. If you're transferring to a countertop blender, I recommend allowing the soup to cool quite a bit before blending.
  4. Serve hot with a fresh sprinkle of black pepper


If you prefer a less-thick consistency, simply add more broth or coconut milk and blend again. I also recommend adding a bit more salt and pepper to taste if you add more liquid.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Main