Sweet potato brown rice soup is a hearty and tasty meal that’s so easy to prepare. You’ll love this gluten free soup recipe.
How was your weekend? Our weekend was cold and snowy. I know, what a shock! Winter is still going strong over here. And Groundhog Day was yesterday, and I didn’t even here if he saw his shadow or not, any idea?
I’m just happy it’s February, though. I feel like, okay, February is a short month, and then we hit March. Once it’s March, there are usually at least a couple of fifty degree days, and you kind of start to have some hope again. It seems possible that you will not be living in an Arctic Vortex forever. :)
Anyway, since my weekend activities always seem to include making soup, I decided to be inventive and make a new sweet potato brown rice soup recipe. It was so, so good! I love when that happens.
And it’s really filling, too! The brown rice plus the sweet potatoes make a very flavorful and hearty soup, and the crunchy pecans on top add a nice contrast. The pecans were Darryl’s favorite part!
This brown rice sweet potato soup is the perfect way to warm up on a snowy day.
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Sweet Potato Brown Rice Soup with Thyme
Cozy sweet potato brown rice soup is the perfect way to warm up on a snowy day!
For the soup:
For the toasted pecans:
- 1 cup pecan pieces
- 1 Tablespoon buttery spread
- 3/4 teaspoon sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Make the toasted pecans:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the pecans on a cookie sheet and roast until fragrant, about ten minutes.
Put the buttery spread in a glass bowl and microwave for 20 seconds to melt. Add the pecans and stir. Add the sugar and salt and stir again.
Place the pecans on a single layer on the cookie sheet to dry.
Make the soup:
Cook the garlic and onion with the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, until softened, about five minutes.
Add the sweet potatoes and broth, raise heat to high, and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until sweet potatoes are soft, about 30 minutes.
Mash the sweet potatoes slightly with a fork or potato masher. They should still be kind of chunky.
Add the spices and the cooked brown rice, stir.
Serve topped with the seasoned pecans.
This sweet potato brown rice soup is:
- vegan, gluten free, and dairy free
- healthy and delicious
- a great way to enjoy sweet potatoes
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