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Sweet Potato Soup

The sweet potato soup recipe combines ingredients like flour, onions, butter, chicken broth, sweet potatoes, milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.

The recipe is easy and versatile. It mixes the sweet and salty flavors to create an appetizing combination.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 55 minutes

Servings : 4 to 6


  • 3 sweet potatoes (large)
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp butter (or natural butter spread)
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk (or potato milk, etc.)
  • salt (to taste)
  • ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg (optional)


  1. First, rinse the sweet potatoes, peel and cut into cubes.

  2. Place sweet potatoes in a deep saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil for about 25 to 30 minutes.

  3. When they are cooked in a separate saucepan place the butter, onions, flour and chicken broth.

  4. Cook for about 10 minutes over low-medium heat. Stir in constantly.

  5. Next, add the sweet potatoes and cook for about 5 or 10 more minutes over low heat.

  6. Now, puree the soup in a blender or use a potato masher if you want to do it by hand.

  7. When finished, return to the saucepan and add milk, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Cook for about 5 more minutes over low heat.

  8. Finally, season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.

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