Creamy Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup


With a handful of fresh ingredients, this creamy carrot and sweet potato soup is a quick, comforting and very satisfying healthy dish.



  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1-2 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into slices
  • 8 fresh carrots diced
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp paprika


  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add in sweet potatoes, carrots, stock, cinnamon, and paprika. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes. Check at the 20-minute mark and your sweet potatoes should be very tender. If not cook for another 5 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  3. Using a blender or food processor, blend the mixture. You can add additional stock while blending if the mixture is to thick. Pour the blended mixture back into the pot. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Serve immediately while it’s hot. This dish is great served with a grilled cheese sandwich.
  5. Enjoy! Make sure you tag #DinnerWithTayo, I would love to see your dish.