5 from 1 vote
Two bowls of sweet potato soup topped with kale and sunflower seeds on a striped towel
Kale and Sweet Potato Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
 

Inspired by South African Peanut Stew (but without the peanuts), this soup can be prepared ahead of time, frozen, and defrosted in the slow cooker. Stir in sunflower seed butter at the end for a creamy finish.

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: Healthy
Keyword: South African Peanut Stew without Peanuts, Sweet Potato Soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 115 kcal
Author: The Dizzy Cook inspired by Pinch of Yum and Cookie and Kate
Ingredients
  • 1-2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2inch cubes (3 cups total)
  • 1 shallot, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 5oz can of tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup lacinato kale, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seed butter
Instructions
  1. For a freezer meal - Combine the sweet potatoes, shallots, tomato paste, curry powder, ginger, vegetable broth, and salt all in a plastic ziploc bag or a freezer safe container. Freeze till ready to use.

  2. From fresh and frozen - place Combine the sweet potatoes, shallots, tomato paste, curry powder, ginger, vegetable broth, and salt all in a slow cooker and cover. Set to high heat. Cook for 4 hours.

  3. 30 min before serving, stir in the kale and water and allow the kale to soften a bit. Taste and adjust any seasonings. Right before serving, stir in the sunflower seed butter while warm. If the soup is too thick for your liking, add a little more water or broth to thin out.

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Kale and Sweet Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 722mg31%
Potassium 131mg4%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 3590IU72%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.