Sweet Potato Soup with Orange + Ginger

A super easy and delish soup that has the creaminess from the sweet potato, an oh-so-subtle spice from the ginger, brightness from fresh orange, and the sweet and salty crunch from the topping.

Sweet Potato Soup with Orange + Ginger

Serves 3

Shopping List

  • Extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 sweet potatoes

  • 2 tbsp chopped chives

  • 1 chopped garlic clove

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp kosher salt

  • Fresh cracked pepper

  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 1/2 an orange, freshly squeezed

For nut and bacon topping

  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil

  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

  • Heavy pinch of pink sea salt + freshly cracked pepper

  • 2 slices cooked and chopped turkey bacon

  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans chopped

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dried cranberries

Method for soup

Melt a touch of olive oil in a pan and add your garlic, chives, ginger, and sweet potatoes. Season with salt, pepper, and cinnamon. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes over low heat. Add your chicken broth and bring to a simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add the freshly squeezed orange juice. With an immersion blender or a high powdered blender, puree the soup until smooth. Serve with the nut, bacon, and cranberry topping.

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Method for topping

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Melt coconut oil in a skillet and add your bacon and nuts. Add the maple syrup and turn heat to low. Allow to cook for 5 minutes. Toss in the dried cranberries and pour mixture over parchment paper to cool completely prior to using.