Spanish Spiced Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Soup - Diligent Fitness

Spanish Spiced Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Soup

26th March 2014 by Lyz Igwe Recipes, Soups 0 comments

My Spanish Spiced Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Soup is silky rich, spicy and warming – just delicious and guaranteed to cheer up the dullest of days…

sweet potato paprika soupIngredients:

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  • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 1 sweet potato, chopped into chunks (not peeled)
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • Beef stock
  • Beef dripping (or coconut oil/olive oil)
  • Sweet paprika
  • Cayenne pepper
  • sea salt



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  • Melt the beef dripping in a large saucepan and fry the onions on a low heat until soft and lightly coloured
  • Sprinkle on a teaspoon of sweet paprika, 1/2 a teaspoon of cayenne pepper (adjust to your own tastes), and sea salt. Stir in and fry for a minute
  • Add the chopped squash and sweet potato, stir in to the onion and spice mix
  • Add enough beef stock to cover the veg – if you’re using store bought, top it up with boiling water – and put the pan lid on
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for about 30 mins until the veg are soft
  • Take the pan off the heat and leave to cool slightly, blitz with a hand blender until silky smooth
  • To serve, add some chopped chicken breast.


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