This is a super tasty soup, with great texture, perfect for the cooler autumn evenings. And it is quite filling, too!

Sweet potatoes are a superfood, full of some antioxidants such as beta-carotene and anthocyanins, that are associated with good health and longevity.

Serves 4


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • Soya cream or crème fraiche and fresh coriander, to serve


  1. Cook the diced onion, leek, garlic and sweet potatoes in the vegetable stock.
  2. Add bay leave and paprika.
  3. Simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Remove the bay leave and blend.
  5. Serve with a dab of soya cream or crème fraiche and fresh coriander.
  6. Enjoy it with some whole-grain bread.