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How to Make Fat Burning Soup with Sweet Potato

How to Make Fat Burning Soup with Sweet Potato

If you are trying to lose weight, sweet potato can actually help you a lot. It is high in dietary fiber, low in calorie content and laden with water, all of which work together to shed those extra pounds from your body. The fiber is digested slowly, due to which you keep feeling full for longer. This prevents you from overeating, thereby reducing your calorie intake and avoiding weight gain. Each serving of sweet potato contains only 100 calories, as compared to 400-500 calories in each serving of white potatoes and other calorie rich foods. As it contains high amount of water, your stomach is filled with water and you end up consuming less food by the end of the day. By using a little creativity and adding a few ingredients, you can successfully make fat burning soup with sweet potato. This oneHOWTO article will suggest you a few nice recipes.

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Sweet potato and red lentil soup

The first recipe is one of the most complete fat burning soups you can make with sweet potato. To begin with, adding spices will not only give a delicious flavor to your dish, but will also boost your metabolism. The addition of other ingredients that also aid weight loss such as garlic and apple, will create the perfect combination to help you shed those pounds. It is also perfect if you're on a vegan diet for weight loss.

Ingredients

  • 800 gm sweet potatoes
  • 100 gm red lentils
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 grated onions
  • 1 peeled, grated and cored apple
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 20g coriander
  • 1.2 liter vegetable stock
  • 300 ml rice milk
  • 1 lime juice
  • One thumb size fresh root ginger piece (grated)

Recipe:

  1. Put curry powder in a large size saucepan
  2. Let it toast over medium flame for 2 minutes
  3. Add olive oil to it
  4. Keep stirring the mixture as it sizzles in the saucepan
  5. Add onions, garlic, apple, ginger and coriander
  6. Continue cooking for 5 minutes
  7. Stir occasionally from time to time
  8. Add peeled and grated sweet potatoes into the pan
  9. Add stock, milk, lentils and seasoning to the pan
  10. Cover and let it simmer for 20 minutes
  11. Use a hand blender to blend until it is smooth
  12. Add lime juice into it
  13. Top with coriander leaves and serve

Sweet potato and carrot soup

The next recipe is also 100% vegan and adds a key ingredient that is full of healthy beta carotene: carrots. Combining these two highly diuretic foods, you will get the perfect weight loss soup that is also absolutely delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small sized diced brown onion
  • 1 kg peeled and roughly chopped orange sweet potato
  • 2 medium sized peeled and roughly chopped carrots
  • 5 cups of vegetable stock
  • 1 cup of fresh basil leaves
  • Pepper to taste

Recipe

  1. Pour oil in a saucepan and heat over medium heat
  2. Add onion into it and cook until softened
  3. Add stock, carrot and sweet potato
  4. Add pepper, cover and let it boil
  5. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20-25 minutes until the carrots become tender
  6. Let it cool
  7. Add basil leaves to it and blend until smooth
  8. Cook for 2 more minutes and serve
How to Make Fat Burning Soup with Sweet Potato - Sweet potato and carrot soup

Sweet potato and ginger soup

Last but not least, this is another deliciously spicy recipe that also adds the power of ginger for weight loss as well as lemon juice.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 thinly sliced fresh ginger root
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 can of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3 cups of vegetable broth
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil (toasted)
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • Salt to taste

Recipe

  1. Preheat your oven at 400 ˚ F (204˚C)
  2. Place sweet potatoes on the rack
  3. Bake for around 45 minutes, or until tender when a fork can easily pierce it
  4. Remove from oven and let it cool
  5. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium flame
  6. Add ginger and onion, and let cook until soft. This can take around 5 minutes
  7. Add curry paste to it and heat for 60 seconds
  8. Whisk in the vegetable broth and coconut milk
  9. Let it boil, then reduce the flame and let it simmer for 5 minutes
  10. Remove skin from sweet potatoes
  11. Cut into large size chunks
  12. Add these chunks to the soup and let it cook for 5 minutes
  13. Add lemon juice to it
  14. Season with salt
  15. Garnish with sesame oil
  16. Add some chopped cilantro
  17. Serve in bowls

If you want more ideas, at oneHOWTO we also show you how to make other fat burning soups.

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