Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup with Cardamom

Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup with Cardamom

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"A beautiful thick soup with bright orange colour and a hint of exotic spice. Perfect for autumn! Serve with a spoonful of plain yogurt and a sprig of fresh coriander for garnish."


1 h 5 m servings 286 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 765 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in onions, and cook until golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Season with cardamom, turmeric, ginger, pepper flakes, cinnamon, cayenne; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Pour in chicken broth and water; add sweet potatoes and carrots. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the vegetables are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat, and puree in batches until smooth.
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  1. 77 Ratings


This soup is fantastic! I used fresh ginger instead of dried, and included a couple of cloves of garlic. I also added some red lentils to the sweet potato and carrots while it was cooking, and...

pretty good. i also would decrease the cardamom a bit, otherwise great flavor and spice. i did add a bit more broth at the end, as it was pretty thick. Served it with grilled cheese the first ni...

Yummy! This soup is so yummy and comforting! I doubled the recipe, and put a little too much cayenne, so I added some cream cheese to cool it off. Perfect! Thank you! The cardamom and the ...

I enjoyed this very much. The golden orange made a beautiful presentation. The sweetness from the onions, carrots, and sweet potatoes made a mellow flavor profile, while the seasonings added ju...

This was a really hearty and tasty recipe! I even used half a bag of frozen carrots to save time and didn't notice a difference in flavor. Also added four cups of stock instead of the water and ...

I modified this due to diet restrictions. Left out the butter. However I fresh ground the cardamon and the cinnamon. I also added Garlic which made up for the lack of the butter nicely. I mig...

This was very sweet, spicy and rich. Yum! I didn't have cardamom but used everything else. Plus I added 2 cloves of garlic and served it with garlicky homemade croutons on top. You should probab...

This is a very tasty soup because of the spices. It's a perfect soup for a cold Fall or Winter day. The two little changes I will do next time is to add the hot spices at the end while blendin...

excellent flavor & thick soup