Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup

This is a simple, healthy soup that is creamy and rich without any cream or dairy!  The healthy duo of quinoa and sweet potato make a perfect pairing for a leafy green salad!

Ingredients

  • 1 very large sweet potato
  • 1/2 large sweet onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400F.

Peel and large dice sweet potato. Place sweet potato on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with 2 Tbsp. olive oil and sea salt. Roast in the oven for 20 min.

In a large pot saute onion, garlic and carrot in the remaining 1 Tbsp. olive oil until tender.

Add potato to the onion mixture and the vegetable stock. Simmer for 20-30 min. until all vegetables are completely tender.

With a hand blender or standup blender mix until pureed. Adjust seasoning. Add quinoa and serve!

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