Creamy Sweet Potato Red Pepper Soup

Posted by on Dec 3, 2011 in soups, vegetables | 0 comments

It’s cold and rainy here in Dallas, so bring on the comfort foods!  It’s a Friday night, and all I’m picturing is a good book, a crackling fire, and this warming soup.

Creamy Sweet Potato Red Pepper Soup

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 red peppers, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 purple onion, cut into chunks
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic garlic
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • zest of a lime
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sweet potato, red pepper, onion, chicken broth, garlic, cumin, and sea salt.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer for 1 hour.
  3. While the broth mixture is simmering, combine cashews, almond milk, olive oil, and the zest of a lime in a Vitamix or other blender.
  4. After the broth mixture simmers for 1 hour, add it to the Vitamix.
  5. Blend on low for 15 seconds, moving to high for 1 minute.
  6. Serve hot.
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