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Sweet Potato Chorizo Soup garnished with roasted red peppers, cilantro and fried corn tortilla strips.

Sweet Potato and Chorizo Soup

This Sweet Potato and Chorizo Soup is not only easy, it is extremtly flavorful. The Homemade Chorizo and spices makes this over the top delicious.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Sweet Potato and Chorizo Soup, Sweet Potato Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 315kcal
Author Heather



  • 2 tbsp Avocado or olive oil
  • 1/2 batch Homemade Chorizo *or 1 lb store bought
  • 1 med brown onion *diced
  • 3 lg sweet potatoes *approximately 9 cups peeled and diced
  • 5 cloves garlic *crushed or minced
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 2 lg limes juiced *about 1/2 cup
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp powdered chipotle for mild heat
  • 6 cups chicken broth


  • chopped cilantro
  • roasted red peppers
  • toasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • sour cream


  • Peel sweet potatoes, dice into small chunks. Set Aside
  • Dice onion and prepare garlic. Set aside.
  • Place a dutch oven or stock pot over med-med/high heat. Add 1 tbsp oil and chorizo. Break apart meat with spatula while cooking. Once meat is cooked remove from pan and refrigerate until needed.
  • To the same pan add remaining oil add diced onion. Sauté until for 3-4 mins. Add coriander, cumin, chipotle and garlic towards the end of sautéing. Add in a small amount of broth to deglaze the pan and stir well.
  • Add diced potatoes and remaining chicken broth to onion mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat and then lower to a simmer. Cook covered until potatoes are tender, about 30 mins.
  • Stir in lime juice and process with an immersion blender or regular blender until smooth.
  • Over same heat add cooked chorizo to soup and warm until for a few mins.
  • Garnish with favorite toppings.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.


Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 772mg | Potassium: 310mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg