Usually the soup is vegetable-based, as it’s one of the most foolproof methods I have of getting my kids to devour their veggies. It was given to me by my boyfriend's mom who adapted it from another recipe. For some reason, it’s common practice in the U.S. to use the words “sweet potato… Ginger and peanut butter give this dazzling orange soup a really unique flavor. Next Recipe . What you’ll need to make Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup. Carrots are my favorite orange vegetable to add to sweet potato soup. What I love about this soup is that it’s not only healthy and delicious but also easy and uses simple ingredients: Vegetables. This delicious soup has only 6 ingredients. It can be as thick or thin as you like, and I … Sweet Potato Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home. This super silky smooth and creamy vegan soup is packed with sweet potatoes, some onions, garlic, carrots and seasonings. Test Kitchen Approved; Sweet potato soup is one of my favourite soups to serve during the cool fall and winter months. Last time I was at Whole Foods, I noticed that all of the sweet potatoes were labeled as yams. The two combine perfectly and carrots don’t take away from the sweet potato flavor. Make it in one pot in about 30 minutes. Nearly every week I throw together a big pot of soup for dinner, which we eat with these buttery oven grilled cheeses or slabs of cornbread. —Hilda Fallas, Bothell, Washington. It has a mild, not spicy, taste with an Asian flair. Sweet Potato Soup. This healthy sweet potato soup is comforting, straightforward and healthful, like a warm scarf on a chilly night. Before we get started, let’s talk about sweet potatoes.