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Sweet Potato Chicken Soup Recipe

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
This hearty, healthy, and comforting Sweet Potato Chicken Soup is made in less than 30 minutes. It’s also low-carb, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly.
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3.34 from 30 votes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup celery — chopped
  • 1 cup red onions — diced
  • 1 garlic clove — minced
  • 2 cups sweet potato — diced
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked chicken — shredded
  • ¼ cup peas — (don't add peas if you are on Whole30 and paleo diet)
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • Fresh parsley — chopped for garnishing


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over high heat. When the oil is hot, turn the heat down to medium.
  2. Add onion and celery. Sauté for 5-7 minutes or until the onions are soft and translucent. Don’t forget to stir occasionally.
  3. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Add sweet potato, chicken broth, and crushed tomato.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer partially covered for 10-15 minutes or until the sweet potato is soft.
  6. Add the rest of the ingredients (except the fresh parsley) and cook for 2 more minutes.
  7. Taste and add any extra seasonings, if necessary.
  8. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley before serving.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten-free, lunch, paleo, side dish, soup, Special Diet, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 226, Fat: 5g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 414mg, Potassium: 352mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 28g

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