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Sweet Potato and Date Soup

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 2 oz butter
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 2 large peeled and coarsely chopped sweet potatoes
  • 4 oz fresh or dried chopped dates
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 6 oz heavy whipping cream


Melt butter in a saucepan, add chopped onions and simmer until tender. Add sweet potatoes and cook on low heat for 15 minutes. Then add dates and chicken stock. Boil slowly for 15 minutes. Once potatoes are cooked, remove from heat and puree in blender. Return to pan over low heat and add whipping cream and add salt and pepper to taste.

Garnish with fresh chopped chives and cream fraise