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Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup by The Flexitarian

Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup [vegan] [gluten free]

This warming Moroccan sweet potato soup is served with crunchy roasted chickpeas, harissa, freshly chopped coriander and some dairy-free yoghurt or cream.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Soups
Cuisine Moroccan
Servings 6 people
Calories 173 kcal

Equipment

  • baking tray
  • large saucepan

Ingredients
 
 

  • olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 500 g sweet potato
  • 1 small red pepper
  • 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • lemon juice

TOPPINGS:

  • 400 g can chickpeas
  • olive oil
  • fresh coriander
  • harissa paste
  • dairy-free yoghurt or cream

Instructions
 

FOR THE CRUNCHY CHICKPEAS:

  • Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Toss the drained chickpeas in some olive oil and 1/2 tsp of salt. Spread on a baking tray. Cook for around 30-35mins until crunchy

FOR THE SOUP

  • Heat some olive oil in a large saucepan. Add finely chopped onion and crushed garlic. Fry gently until soft.
  • Add ground coriander, cumin, turmeric, freshly grated ginger, smoked paprika, ground cinnamon and chilli powder. Fry gently for another couple of minutes.
  • Add peeled sweet potatoes cut into small dice and red pepper roughly chopped. Add chopped tomatoes and vegetable stock. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook covered for around 20mins until sweet potatoes are cooked.
  • Liquidise the soup until smooth. Season with lemon juice and salt.
  • Serve this soup topped with crunchy chickpeas, harissa, chopped fresh coriander and some dairy-free yoghurt or cream.

Nutrition

Serving: 300gCalories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 6gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 836mgPotassium: 625mgFiber: 8gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 12991IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 95mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Moroccan, soup, sweet potato
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