40 Days of Clean Eating: Sweet Potato Miso Soup

This miso soup with the addition of sweet potatoes creates the perfect comforting soup filled with good nutrition.

Day 23 of 40

Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 40 min

Serves: 4


  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups vegetable (or chicken) broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoon miso paste (either red or white)
  • 1 small shallot, caramelized in olive oil or butter
  • Chives or green onions for garnish


  1. Bring sweet potatoes, broth, and water to a boil in a medium saucepot and boil until potatoes are soft.
  2. While potatoes are boiling, sauté onion and garlic in oil or butter until translucent.
  3. Add sautéed onion and garlic and the miso paste to the sweet potato saucepot.
  4. When potatoes are soft, pureé the soup with an immersion blender or by pouring it into a blender and pureéing.
  5. If desired, top with caramelized shallot and chives.

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