Spicy sweet potato and leek soup

A delicious blend of healing ingredients with chili, turmeric and cayenne pepper.
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Recipe from: 29 July 2014
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min


  • 15
    olive oil
  • 3
    leeks, cut into rings
  • 2
    garlic, crushed
  • 1/2
    brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    birds eye chili, finely chopped
  • 3
    ground turmeric
  • 5
    cayenne pepper
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2
    good quality vegetable stock
  • 4
    large sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into chunks
  • 1
    avocado, to serve
  • sprouts to serve
  • crusty bread, to serve
Servings: Change Serving



In a saucepan, heat the olive oil and saute the leeks, garlic, onion, chili, and spices. Season.

Deglaze the pan by adding the stock, and then add the sweet potatoes. Add more water if you wish. Cook until vegetables are soft.

Blend until smooth in a blender or food processor.

Serve with avocado and sprouts and extra seasoning if needed.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Anina's Recipes. To see more recipes, click here.


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