Monday, 25 February 2013

Sweet potato and caramelised onion soup

I made this the other day and several people on Twitter asked for the recipe.  As I'm always happy to spread the joy of the humble bowl of soup, here it is:

(apologies for the photo quality; I wasn't planning on writing this up!)


Makes 4 bowls

1 tbsp olive oil
400g sweet potato, peeled and cubed
Two onions, sliced
Two large carrots, peeled and chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tsp garam masala (or mild - medium curry powder will do)
1.5 tsp ground cumin
1 pint vegetable stock
Black pepper to season
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onions. Cook over a low heat, stirring occasionally until they are soft and starting to caramelise. Add the garlic, cumin and garam masala and cook for another couple of minutes. Add the sweet potato, carrots and stock. Cover and simmer for around 30 minutes or until veg is cooked.

Leave to cool then blend. Heat then serve, seasoning with black pepper to taste.


Delicious, warming, full of vitamins!



  1. Mmm this is one of my favourite kinds of things to eat - scrumptious!

    1. Me too, I love that it's warming and tasty as well as being really good for you! x