Jow - Recipe: Lentil and sweet potato soup

Lentil and sweet potato soup

A comforting soup that's vegetarian and easy to make!

5 minutesPrep time
25 minutesCook time
258 cal.Per serving


Stovetop, Blender, Pot (small), Peeler


Sweet potato
Yellow onion

Step 1

Wash the sweet potatoes and cut into small cubes.

Carrots (fresh)

Step 2

Wash the carrots and cut into 1 inch pieces.

Carrots (fresh)

Step 3

Chop the onions.

Yellow onion

Step 4

In a large pot , add a drizzle of olive oil. Add the onions and cook for a few minutes, stirring frequently.

Carrots (fresh)
Sweet potato

Step 5

Once the onions are golden, add the sweet potato and carrots. Cook on medium-high for 5 minutes, until lightly golden.


Step 6

Add salt, pepper and the lentils.

Bouquet garni

Step 7

Add bay leaves, a pinch of thyme, and 1 cup of water per person and cook covered on low heat for 20 minutes. Optional: Replace the water with vegetable or chicken stock.

Step 8

Once the vegetables are cooked and can easily be pierced with a knife, remove the bay leaves. Cook for 5-6 minutes longer if the vegetables are not cooked enough.

Step 9

Using an immersion blender or food processor, purée the soup. Add some water if too thick. Optional: Add some cream for some richness.

Step 10


Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy258 cal.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Lentil and sweet potato soup" contains 258 Energy, 6 g of Fat, 38 g of Carbohydrates, 10 g of Protein.

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