This is a sweet and spicy soup filled with nourishing root vegetables that doesn’t involve any complicated ingredients or techniques. You can add any other veggies you have left in the fridge too – celery, white potatoes, or radishes would fit right in.


Sweet Potato Carrot Soup

Sweet Potato Carrot Soup


  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cardamon
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Peel the sweet potato, carrot and onion and cut into cubes
  2. Roughly chop garlic
  3. Peel and slice ginger into small pieces
  4. Put all of the veggies into a large pot and cover with water
  5. Add spices to the water, stir
  6. Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are all soft
  7. Turn off the burner and let the pot cool for a couple of minutes (it can be dangerous to put really hot things into a blender)
  8. Take out the bay leaf if you used one!
  9. Pour contents of pot into the blender, reserving some of the water
  10. Blend until smooth, adding more of the water if you want it thinner
  11. Sprinkle some cinnamon or sea salt on the top, and enjoy!
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