Leek and sweet potato soup, garnished with sweet potato and leeks.

Leek & Sweet Potato Soup (Vegan)

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Leek and Sweet Potato Soup! It’s easy, it’s tasty! Roasting the leeks and the sweet potato adds a lovely depth of flavour. The coconut milk makes it nice and creamy. And it’s vegan and gluten-free too! Enjoy!

Leek and sweet potato soup, garnished with sweet potato and leeks.

Leek and Sweet Potato Soup

Leek and Sweet Potato Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Roasted leeks and sweet potato make for a quick and easy soup that you can buzz up in the blender in minutes. Vegan & Gluten-Free

Course: Appetizer, dinner, lunch, side, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: leek soup, sweet potato soup, vegan sweet potato soup
Diet: vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 140 kcal
Author: Sylvia Eastman
Ingredients
  • 1 cup leeks, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 cups sweet potato, sliced evenly
  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk (the milk substitute kind, not the canned kind)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup ginger, finely minced
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.

  2. Place the leeks and sweet potatoes on separate baking sheets, drizzle with olive oil and roast until soft and browned, about 20 minutes for the leeks and 25-30 minutes for the sweet potato. Remove from oven, and optionally set aside some sweet potatoes and leeks for garnishing the soup later. 

  3. Saute the ginger in the coconut oil.

  4. In a blender, put the ginger, the roasted leeks and 1 cup of coconut milk and blend until smooth. Add the remaining milk and the sweet potato and blend until smooth. Add more milk as desired.

  5. Serve garnished with sweet potato and crispy fried leeks or with Pineapple Tequila Salsa

Recipe Notes
Nutritional Information

Nutritional information is an estimate only and is based on using coconut milk that it the milk substitute kind, not canned coconut milk. 

Nutrition Facts
Leek and Sweet Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Potassium 289mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 196.1%
Vitamin C 5.5%
Calcium 8.2%
Iron 4.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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5 thoughts on “Leek & Sweet Potato Soup (Vegan)”

  1. Martina Soderlund says:

    Option A! The smooth soup surface looks yummy and soup color tastier. Nice work!!

  2. Yiuks says:

    I will have to try this for myself. Thanks for sharing Sylvia.

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