Roasted Cumin and Sweet Potato Soup

img_4154Never say you don’t have time to make soup. Even the roast vegetable type,that sounds so fidley,but can actually be so simple and quick to prepare and cook. So….husband decided he wanted soup for dinner before going off to the football match. I grabbed what veg I had in the basket and within 35min he was eating his soup….and enjoying it I hasten to add.

Anyway here is the quick, delicious recipe for Roasted Cumin and Sweet Potato Soup. I will guarantee this will become your standby home comfort recipe.


4 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced

1 medium sized onion, peeled and cut into eight wedges

olive oil for roasting approx 2 tbsp

1 tsp cumin

750mls of hot chicken or vegetable stock

milk or yogurt ( optional)


Preheat oven to 200C/ Gas 6

Place sweet potato,onions in a proasting tin, drizzle with oil and Cumin. Season a little, toss together and roast for approx 25 min until vegetables are tender and have browned slightly.

When the vegetables are cooked blend then in a processor with the hot stock until completely smooth.

Return to saucepan, the soup is quite thick so you can add more stock if you wish or add milk or yogurt for a creamier texture, reheat gently.

Serve and enjoy