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Sweet Potato Soup

This recipe with only 5 ingredients couldn't be easier and more liked by the whole family. Serve with bread or some cornbread muffins.


  • 7 cups chicken broth
  • 6 large sweet potatoes approximately 3 lbs.
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste


  • Peel and chop sweet potatoes into 3 cm chunks.
  • Dice onion into similar sized pieces.
  • In a large stock pot or dutch oven add sweet potatoes, onion, broth and butter.  Bring to a boil over high heat and then cover, turn to low and simmer about 20 minutes until sweet potatoes are soft.
  • Puree – with hand blender or blender or food processor. If soup is too thick you can add more broth or water. Add nutmeg, pepper and salt if needed.