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Sweet Potato-and-Ginger Soup

sweet-potato-ginger-soup RecipeRita Maas

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups peeled, diced sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup julienne-cut peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add remaining ingredients. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Place half of sweet potato mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Return pureed mixture to saucepan; cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated.

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  • Yield: serves 6

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:89
Fat per serving:0.0g
Saturated fat per serving:0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Protein per serving:1g
Carbohydrates per serving:21g
Fiber per serving:2g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:0.0mg
Sodium per serving:306mg
Calcium per serving:18mg

Good to Know

This fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie soup provides major health benefits from the sweet potato, a superfood. Sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene, vitamin A, and healthy carbohydrates.

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