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Spicy Sweet Potato Soup with Crispy Tortillas


  • Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

  • 0.25 cup Olive Oil

  • 3 Onions peeled and chopped

  • 4 cups chicken stock

  • 2 large Sweet potatoes washed and grated

  • 1 chipotle Pepper in adobe sauce

  • 1 teaspoon ground Cinnamon

  • Salt

  • The Garnish

  • 1 small bunch Coriander minced

  • 0.5 cup Sour Cream

  • Salt & Pepper

  • 1 Flour Tortilla


  • Spicy Sweet Potato Soup:

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • 2.

    Place a large soup pot over medium-high heat and add oil and onions. Sauté until golden brown.

  • 3.

    Add the stock and grated sweet potatoes and stir.

  • 4.

    Bring to a simmer and add chipotle pepper, cinnamon and salt.

  • 5.

    Continue to simmer until potatoes have softened.

  • 6.

    Puree in a blender, or with an immersion blender.

  • 7.

    Adjust seasoning and, if necessary, adjust the thickness by adding a cup or so of water.

  • The Garnish:

  • 1.

    Stir cilantro into sour cream and season with salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Roll tortilla into a cigar shape and slice thinly.

  • 3.

    Place on a baking sheet and bake until crispy, about 15 minutes.

  • 4.

    Top each bowl of soup with a dollop of sour cream and a handful of the tortilla chips.

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