Chorizo, Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup

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Chorizo, Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup
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Chorizo, Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup

Added by: on Jan 26th, 2013
This is a sassy, spicy number with chorizo. Chorizo is a Spanish sausage that has quite a bit of spunk. Although chorizo is by no means considered a health food, a little goes a long way, adding really great flavor and heat. The nutritional benefits of the other ingredients in this soup (sweet .. more >
Prep Time:
30 min
Cook Time:
30 min
Ready In:
1 h



Original Recipe Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 strips flour tortillas, cut into thin
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 pound chorizo sausage (Todd Geisert, Washington, MO)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed (Zimmerman's Produce, Vandalia, IL)
  • can 14-ounce tomatoes (I used 2 large tomatoes that I had in the freezer Run under warm water to slip off skin, chop)
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 avocado, pitted and chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
Nutrition Facts
Chorizo, Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 390

  • Total Fat: 23.7 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 8.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 49.9 mg
  • Sodium: 2441.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  •     Sugars: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 17.5 g
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Heat oven to 375. Spray tortilla strips with cooking spray, spread in a single layer on cookie sheet and bake until golden, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with salt, allow to cool.


Heat a large stockpot over medium-high heat; add chorizo and cumin, cook until browned, about 5 minutes.


Add sweet potato, broth, tomatoes, 1 cup water; bring to boil then reduce to simmer; cook about 15 minutes until potatoes tender.


Add in spinach, divide among 4 bowls, top with a squeeze of lime juice, cilantro, avocado and baked tortilla strips.


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Ratings & Reviews:

Helen L

Helen L

By: Helen L on Jan 30th, 2013
i love spicy food!! I'm going to try this one

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