Spicy Sweet Potato Soup with Chipotle

Recipe courtesy of Peachy Clean Eats


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 sprigs cilantro, leaves reserved for garnish. Stems tied together with a piece of string.
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp chipotle in adobo
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 6 cups vegetable stock


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic, cumin, cilantro sprigs, and salt.
  3. Cook, stirring now and then for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add the chipotle and sweet potato and stir to combine
  5. Add vegetable stock to the pot and turn up the heat
  6. Once the soup comes to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until sweet potatoes are tender (about 30 minutes)
  7. Remove and discard cilantro
  8. Carefully puree soup with a hand or standup blender until nicely smooth.
  9. Garnish with reserved cilantro leaves and yogurt (or a dairy free substitute such as hummus if on an elimination diet)

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