Ingredients

  • Makes 4 servings (about 4 cups)
  • 1 cups water
  • 1 cup vegetable broth 
  • 1 box (12 oz.) Dr. Praeger’s Sweet Potato Hash Browns, (frozen, uncooked) 
  • 1 tsp. packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice

Directions

  1. Bring water/broth to a boil in 3-quart saucepan over high heat.
  2. Add hash brown, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice and return to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 2 minutes.
  4. Puree with immersion blender or in 2 batches in a counter-top blender.

Optional garnishes: Chopped candied walnuts or pecans (see recipe), sour cream and chopped chives, crème fraîche and toasted pumpkin seeds. Seasonal Variations: Omit brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice, and add: Curried Sweet Potato Soup: 1/2 tsp. curry powder Ginger Herbed Sweet Potato Soup: 1/4 tsp. ground ginger and 1/8 tsp. EACH dried rosemary, sage and thyme, crumbled* *Also delicious over hot cooked cheese tortellini.