Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk


Sweet potato soup made with coconut milk. Serve with sour cream and more leeks.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 1 tablespoon salted butter

  • ¼ cup chopped leeks

  • 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk

  • 1 cup chicken stock

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper


  1. Melt butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Add leeks and saute in the hot butter until translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add sweet potatoes and saute, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in coconut milk. Stir in chicken stock, ground black pepper, and cayenne. Let simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.

  2. Blend soup with an immersion blender; serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

404 Calories
23g Fat
49g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 404
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 20g 98%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 989mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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