Cold Sweet Potato Soup

Cold Sweet Potato Soup

A sweet potato and leek soup, puréed with milk.

A delicious sweet potato soup, which is best served cold like a «Vichyssoise».

6 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 20 min

Standing 2 h

110 calories per serving 


4 sweet potatoes, coarsely cut into 2 cm pieces   650 g
1/2 onions, finely chopped   100 g
1 leeks, finely chopped   300 g
1 tbsp butter, unsalted   14 g
4 cups chicken broth   1 L
3/4 tsp curry powder   2 g
1/4 cup orange juice   65 mL
1 1/2 cup evaporated milk 7%   375 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful to purée the soup.


  1. Prepare the vegetables : peel the sweet potatoes, then cut them coarsely into 2 cm pieces; finely chop the onion and leek.
  2. Melt the butter in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion and leek, then sauté 4-5 min, taking care not to let them to burn. Add the diced sweet potatoes and broth. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and cook about 20 min, partially covered, until the potatoes are soft.
  3. Purée the soup in a blender or food processor, then add the curry powder, orange juice, and evaporated milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, then cover and chill thoroughly in the refrigerator (about 2 hours).
  4. Serve cold.


This soup keeps up to 7 days in the refrigerator or up to 4 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (250g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




1.5 g

3 %

Saturated 1 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

5 %


5 mg


460 mg

19 %


23 g

8 %


3 g

13 %


5 g


2 g

Vitamin A

120 %

Vitamin C

15 %


4 %


8 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Good source of :
Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K
Excellent source of :
Vitamin A
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Soups | Halal | Heart-healthy | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat

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