Orange-Ginger Sweet Potato Soup
Published January 31, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
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.
|Serving size:||11/4 cup soup, 1 Tbsp. sour cream|
|Calories per serving:||190|
|Total Fat 6.9g||11%|
- 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:
- 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.
- 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.