Cheesy Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

Cheesy Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

Servings: 4

Heart Smart Lactose Intolerant Vegan Dairy Free Gluten Free Soy Free Vegetarian
Recipe Directions
Nutrition Information

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled, chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 bag Go Veggie! Dairy Free Mexican Style Shreds
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

Preheat your oven to 375°F.

Cook quinoa on stovetop according to package directions.

Place a large stockpot over medium heat; add oil and onions. Sauté the onions until golden brown. Add the garlic; cook for another 3 minutes.

Pour in the vegetable broth and grated sweet potatoes; bring to a simmer and add cumin, chili powder, sea salt and pepper. Cook until sweet potatoes are tender. Then, carefully transfer mixture, in batches, to a food processor. Puree until smooth.

Return mixture back to the pot on the stove over medium heat, add in cheese and quinoa; cook until cheese is melted.

Serve warm with parsley.

Amie Valpone,  HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple, she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free ‘Clean’ recipes for the home cook. ©Amie Valpone 2013