Sweet potato and tomato soup

05/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Recipes, Soups

Everyday (NSW)

Makes 20 cups


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 brown onions, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped or crushed
  • 8 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato, cubed (2x2cm)
  • 6 cups, reduced salt chicken stock
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder or cayenne pepper (optional)


  1. Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil until soft.
  2. Add tomatoes, and sweet potato to the saucepan.
  3. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add stock and cayenne pepper or chilli powder.
  5. Cover and bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until potato is tender.
  7. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  8. Blend until smooth in a blender or with a stick blender.


Serving suggestion:

Serve with a wholemeal roll.

Nutrition information:

 Per serve (1 cup)Per 100g
Energy (kJ)268133
Protein (g)2.71.4
Fat- Total (g)1.10.6
Fat- Saturated (g)0.20.1
Carbohydrate- Total (g)9.74.8
Carbohydrate- Sugar (g)4.22.1
Sodium (mg)19697
Fibre (g)1.90.9