Sweet Potato and Orange Soup


Sweet Potato and Orange Soup

Prep Time ~ Cooking Time ~
Approx Cost ~ Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 4

Tip ~


25g / 1oz Butter

1 onion, chopped

450g / 1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped

2 celery sticks, very finely chopped

850ml / 1 ½ pints vegetable stock

2 fresh thyme sprigs

Grated zest and juice of 1 orange

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Salt and pepper


  • Melt the butter in a large pan and then soften the onion, without browning.
  • Add the sweet potatoes, celery, stock, thyme and orange zest.
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the thyme and stir in the orange juice and parsley.
  • Puree until smooth either with a hand held blender or liquidiser. Reheat gently, check the seasoning and serve.