Orange-Ginger Sweet Potato Soup

Orange-Ginger Sweet Potato Soup

Published January 31, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 60 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 40 min


Potassium is a key nutrient that is involved in nearly all of our major bodily processes. To stay healthy and keep your body in top condition, make it a priority to eat high-potassium foods, like sweet potatoes.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 11/4 cup soup, 1 Tbsp. sour cream
Calories per serving: 190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 755mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 30.0g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Protein 2.0g 3%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh ginger
  • 3 medium-size (about 2 lb.) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 tsp. ground all-spice
  • 6 Tbsp. reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest

Step by Step:

  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat; add onion, celery, and carrot. Cook over medium heat 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in ginger and next 6 ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 25 to 30 minutes, or until potato is tender; let cool slightly.
  2. Puree in batches in a blender or food processor until smooth. Stir together sour cream and orange zest. Top each serving with 1 Tbsp. orange sour cream.