Sweet Potato Soup with Coriander & Blood Orange


Sugary Food Potato Soup with Coriander & Blood Orange

Vegan sweet potato soup with coriander and blood orange is all set in less than thirty minutes with less than 10 active ingredients. Topped with crisped up sweet potato pieces for texture, this soup is so scrumptious and relaxing!

A 3/4 angle shot of a pureed sweet potato soup in a bowl. The soup is garnished with two crispy sweet potato slices and sesame seeds.

Four images show red onion skins, a cut blood orange, sweet potato peels and a pot of sweet potato soup.

Let me begin by informing you that in severe weather condition and more unwinded time periods, I constantly rely on truly pared down food. Meals and bowls that have a borderline ascetic sort of ambiance. Steamed veggies with olive oil, roasted squash with a capture of lime and pepper, avocado ate in restaurants of its peel with a little salt etc. Honing of temperature levels and some much-appreciated slack times constantly look like great chances to re-focus on my body and what it’s attempting to interact. Basically, I understand in my heart of hearts that my individual food program requires a little tidying up. The majority of the significant remodelling things is over and finished with at your home (there’s a kitchen area flooring now!), I remain in a really unwinded pocket of time with work, and yep. All those desperation/hangry pizzas consumed in paint-splattered clothes on the living-room flooring have actually taken their toll.

So a little a meditation on paring all of it down, food and otherwise, is a continuous thing today. I have actually been truly motivated by 5-7ish component preparations and simply searching for the very best method to coax flavour out of numerous foods items. I have actually been making notes with all of the concepts and successes and I can’t wait to share more of this example with you here. I discover it’s truly simple to make food/meal time/life in basic rather complex. So discovering a wellspring of motivation in the pursuit of easier (however still extremely complete) living has actually been truly welcome. So yeah. More of that kinda things ’round here for sure. Hope you’re all video game!

So the soup! I discover soup/stew is a good go-to when you’re concentrating on nutrition and sensation great. It’s great to calmly hover around the pot, it’s a cost-effective meal method, and soup is likewise truly simple to make healthy and absolutely scrumptious.

With this sweet potato soup, it’s difficult to think that so couple of active ingredients might be elegant and gratifying because deep-warming kinda method, however seriously. So smooth and abundant. I gradually prepare the onions, garlic and aromatics in a significant slick of oil to draw out the sweet taste and to get rid of any speck of raw spice. I constantly use this method with soup sort of stewing the onions + flavour-y bits in oil prior to I include the bigger parts. When you see that slick of oil joined herbs, spice etc. on the top of the pot, you understand you’re doing it right.

And a note on that slick of oil: I was a grapeseed kinda gal through and through up until I check out Winnie Abramson’s book One Simple Modification, which is a totally exceptional, no-nonsense buddy to living a better + much healthier life. I booked my olive oils for salads and basic drizzlin’ since I kept checking out that it could not take the heat. So grapeseed oil became my thing since of its neutral taste and capability to manage high heat, however in her sector on fats and oils, Winnie discusses its propensity to be inflammatory for some folks, so I’m phasing it out in the meantime.

In the meantime, I’m utilizing great old olive oil, which can be had for a sensible cost at nearly any facility that offers food. Winnie keeps in mind that raising the temperature level gradually is important, so I’m taking her suggestions and caring it huge time. It’s been great to bring olive oil back into the circle a bit more. Anyhow, hope all of youse in the middle of polar vortex round II are cuddled up today. Make some sweet potato soup!:-RRB-

Image shows prepped ingredients for a sweet potato soup.

Image shows onions sauteeing in a pot.

Image shows a squeezed blood orange half.

An overhead shot of a creamy pureed orange-hued soup in a pot.

An up close shot of a pureed sweet potato soup in a bowl. The soup is garnished with two crispy sweet potato slices and sesame seeds.

Sugary Food Potato Soup with Coriander & Blood Orange

Vegan sweet potato soup with coriander and blood orange is all set in less than thirty minutes with less than 10 active ingredients. Topped with crisped up sweet potato pieces for texture, this soup is so scrumptious and relaxing!

PREPARATION TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes OVERALL TIME 40 minutes

Course Main Dish, Soup Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 4

Author: Laura Wright


  • Mixer


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red onion, little dice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup blood orange juice ( from 1 blood orange)
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 cups veggie stock
  • sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste


  • Heat the oil in a big soup pot over medium heat. Include the onions, garlic, coriander, and chili flakes to the pot. Lower the heat up until the sizzling sounds a bit lighter. Stir and sauté this mix up until the onions are stew-y and soft, however not browned, about 8-10 minutes. Include more oil if required.
  • Include the blood orange juice to the pot and stir. Include the sweet potatoes and stir once again. Season whatever with great deals of salt and pepper. Include the stock to the pot and increase the heat. When whatever’s boiling, bring it down to a simmer.
  • Prepare the soup up until the sweet potatoes are truly tender, about 12-15 minutes. Purée the soup in batches in a mixer or food mill up until entirely smooth. Change the flavoring if required. Serve the soup hot with little sweet potato chips and a spray of sesame seeds if you like.


  • Juice from a routine orange or a splash or sherry vinegar would be simply as great as the blood orange.
  • Likewise, I garnish this with some little quickie sweet potato chips: simply sauté some thin pieces in olive oil over medium heat, get rid of when gently browned, and after that dust them with a little salt or spice of your option (I utilized Old Bay flavoring).

Program Conceal 29 remarks

  • Kathryn

    Oh yes, I keep in mind those hangry pizzas so well specifically throughout the month approximately that we didn’t have any sort of cooking area and had actually an odd screwed up insane diet plan. It was so great to return on an even keel. And I recommend simpleness and paring down. There’s absolutely nothing like an enormous list of active ingredients to put me off a dish; it simply appears like you’re attempting to conceal something. This soup = best. Reply

  • Supal {chevrons and éclairs}

    The addition of the blood orange juice right after browning the onions a bit is a dazzling concept! Will need to attempt this for future soup and possibly other fruits too:-RRB- x Reply

  • Abby @ The Frosted Vegan

    I’m with you sis! Often it’s simple to make things/recipes too complex and lose out on the basic tastes. I have whatever I require for this, so be gone polar vortex! Likewise, can these vortexes pleaseee be over?? Reply

  • Tessa|Stabilizing Active

    I was questioning what to do with the 2 sweet potatoes being in my refrigerator that will spoil. Then I recognized I likewise have all the other active ingredients for this soup in my home (minus the blood orange, however I’ll take your word on the alternatives) issue fixed! Thanks for the basic dish. Your images are spectacular specifically that last one. Reply

  • Amanda

    This is a preferred in our home; I like just how much body this soup has considering it is comprised of so couple of active ingredients. Last weekend I made a double batch to freeze so we have actually got sweet potato soup for days! I like the concept of including orange juice! Reply

  • Sini|my blue & white cooking area

    Wow! Definitely stunning. It resembles having sunlight in your bowl. Can’t wait to make this. Reply

  • [email protected]

    I applaud you that you just get hangry pizza throughout cooking area restorations; I get them even when I am re doing any part pf your home. I am a fan of grape seed oil too; I have actually never ever relaly remained in to olive oil as the taste is method too strong for me.

    it is terrific you are being motivated by list dishes; they are naked dishes were the very best produce makes the very best meals and you can concentrate on your cooking abilities. Love this soup; and the colour is so brilliant and pleasant for the blue cloudy days. Reply

  • Emma Galloway

    I too have actually moved far from grapeseed (and rice bran oil) in the in 2015 approximately, after checking out the procedure it requires to make the things (utilizing chemicals!) Ekk. I now just ever utilize olive oil, ghee and coconut oil.
    ps-love that you call her GP you rockstar. Charming soup! Reply

  • shanna mallon

    goooooorgeous. and ps Winnie’s book! I like it, too. Reply

  • Amy @ Parsley In My Teeth

    I believed the blood orange juice would turn this a shade of pink, however the yellow color is stunning! Certainly the sort of hearty soup we require in the Frozen North today! Reply

  • Michelle

    This looks incredible, I truly want I liked sweet potatoes !! The images make me wish to be brave and attempt it once again in a brand-new method. Reply

  • Golubka

    It’s my preferred soup because book. Can’t wait to attempt it with blood orange juice next time. Reply

  • Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward

    This soup looks so well balanced, fresh and tasty! And the color wow. Any vegetarian or meat eater would enjoy it. Thank you for sharing! Best, Shanna Reply

  • Eileen

    That soup is the most stunning color. I like the concept of brightening sweet potato with citrus! Reply

  • Kankana

    I love the color of the soup, so warm, like sunlight in a bowl. Perfect for the season. Reply

  • Lindsey

    YES! I am so with you on the basic component thing! I have actually been making a veggie stew with bit more than 6 active ingredients, it leaves me incredibly complete and warm, absolutely vital throughout these months. I am so fascinated by the blood orange juice, I am absolutely including it next time I make sweet potato soup! GP for the win! Reply

  • Chelsea// TheNakedFig

    This looks so scrumptious! Absolutely nothing beats a velvety soup on a cold day. And I like the addition of blood orange. Can’t wait to attempt! Reply

  • Amy

    I like when something that looks so stunning is made with all the things hanging out in the bottom of my refrigerator at this very minute. Possibly a swirl of cilantro oil for celebration functions? Reply

    • Laura Wright

      That sounds lovely bang-on, Amy!:-RRB- Reply

  • Dawn

    Attempt macadamia nut oil, it has a pleasing buttery taste. I utilize it for shallow frying and in baked items. Or sesame oil. Reply

  • Dawn

    I do not utilize the sesame oil in baking, simply for frying. Reply

  • Medha

    Your stunning images cheer up my day in this cold weather condition. I moved far from olive oil bit and begin utilizing ghee and coconut oil in cooking, I like the taste and odor of these oils. Reply

  • Kate

    This soup looks stunning and the tastes seem like precisely what I require to unclench my shoulders on these subzero days we have actually been having in New York City City. Thanks for the concept! Reply

  • Nicola|Homegrown Cooking Area

    Concerning utilizing olive oil in cooking: I am of the belief to utilize food how we have for centuries. Olive oil has actually in truth been utilized for ‘mild’ sauteing in Mediterranean design food for as long as the olive groves have actually existed. Nevertheless, and here is an idea I found out while studying natural nutrition, constantly include sliced onion and/or garlic when cooking with olive oil over a low/ medium heat. The sulfur in onions and garlic is an effective anti-oxidant that secures the oil for oxidising. If you think of it we normally constantly include sliced onion and/or garlic when we make soup or sauce or a casserole, right?
    Delighted cooking with olive oil Laura, like your dishes:-RRB- Reply

  • kw

    I made this today. It was truly great. It made a hit throughout this cold wave we are having. Rather of the sweet potatoes I fried Yukon potatoes in with oil, rosemary and sage that I included at the end.

    Actually great things. Thanks for the dish Reply

  • Sandy

    You take such stunning images. How does somebody take red onion peels and make them appear like flowers? Well done! Likewise I like sweet potato so I require to make this soup. Reply

  • Helen @ Scrummy Lane

    This is such a fascinating and tasty-sounding twist on an easy soup. Still appears like it would be simple to make however. Delicious! Reply

  • Shelly @ Vegetarian ‘Ventures

    I constantly battle with what oil to utilize also there are numerous contradictions out there! Recently, I have actually been utilizing ghee (per my yoga/ hippie reading: as my option however who understands if it’s simply another pattern oil or might be the response. Reply

  • Ileana

    Such magnificent images! I’ll need to keep your soup pointers in mind next time I’m formulating a batch. Reply

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