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Sweet Potato and Apple Soup
© Frances Janisch

Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR
  • SERVINGS: 6
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

  1. 1 3/4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch dice
  2. 1 small parsnip, peeled and cut into 1-inch dice
  3. 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  4. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  5. Salt to taste
  6. 6 cups vegetable stock or low-sodium broth
  7. 1 cup apple cider
  8. 1 teaspoon green Tabasco sauce
  9. Finely diced Granny Smith apple and minced parsley, for garnish
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°. On a baking sheet, toss the sweet potatoes with the parsnip, garlic, olive oil and salt. Bake for 45 minutes, or until tender.
  2. In a blender, puree half of the vegetables with 3 cups of the stock; transfer to a large saucepan. Repeat with the remaining vegetables and stock. Add the apple cider and Tabasco and heat through. Season with salt. Serve with the diced apple and minced parsley.