Sweet Potato and Coriander Soup


Prep Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Total Time
40 minutes



1 Tbsp olive oil
– 1 red onion, roughly chopped
– 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
– 1 stalk celery, rinsed and chopped
– 10g pack of fresh coriander, leaves and stems
– 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
– 500 ml vegetable stock
– 250 ml water
– 200 ml cream (optional)
– * coriander for garnish
– * sweet potato chips (optional)
– Salt & White pepper


1. Heat oil in a large pot, add the onion, garlic and celery and allow to saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Add the coriander, stir and saute for a further 2 minutes.
3. Finally add the sweet potato, vegetable stock and water.
4. Turn the heat down and allow to simmer with a lid on for 30 minutes until the sweet potatoes are soft.
5. Allow the soup to cool slightly before blending with a stick blender or in a food processor. Blend till smooth and season well with salt and pepper.