Sweet potato, carrot and ginger soup

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Soups & stews

Sweet potato, carrot and ginger soup

Soup Serves 4 45 min
This is a health-giving cold weather soup with just the right balance of sweetness and punchy ginger – sunshine in a bowl. Serve it with a dollop of crème fraîche or yoghurt to serve if you have some.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 400g carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 400g sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated (use a little more if you prefer a hotter flavour)
  • 1 litre veg stock
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 35 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the onion and cook gently for 6-7 minutes until soft. Add the garlic and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • Step 2

    Add the carrots, sweet potato and ginger. Stir together and cook for a minute or two.
  • Step 3

    Add the stock, bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until the vegetables are soft. Season well to taste. Blitz in a food processor until smooth.