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Recipes & Research: Sweet Potato Ginger Soup

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Indulge in a nutritious, delicious soup recipe using N.C. sweet potatoes from Extension Nutrition Associate Aubrey Mast.

Along the way, you might even learn about the health benefits of sweet potatoes and groundbreaking research NC State scientists are doing to explore health-promoting compounds found in fruits, vegetables and other plants.

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Sweet Potato Ginger Soup


4 servings


45 min


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, chopped
  • 5 carrots or winter squash, chopped
  • 3 cups bone broth or water
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh cut ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp tumeric powder
  • ½ tsp salt


  1. Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Blend.
  4. Enjoy hot or cold.
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