Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple Soup Recipe
Photo: Ken Kochey; Styling: Marcus Hay

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Other: 40 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Caloriesfromfat 9 %
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Sugars 13 g
Fiber 6 g
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0 g
Sodium 577 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg


3 pounds sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 celery stalk, sliced
1 apple (such as Granny Smith or Empire), peeled and thinly sliced
Kosher salt and black pepper


Heat oven to 400° F. Prick the potatoes with a fork, place on a baking sheet, and roast until tender, 40 to 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion, celery, and apple and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 10 to 12 minutes.

Halve the potatoes, scoop out the flesh, and add to the saucepan. Add 6 cups water, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cook until heated through, 8 to 10 minutes.

Puree the soup in the saucepan using a handheld immersion blender (or, working in batches, a standard blender). Add water, if necessary, to reach the desired consistency.

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

October 2008
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