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Purple Potato Soup with Smoky Paprika

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Potato Type: Purple
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Boiled


SoupMain Dish

Prep Time

10 Mins

Cook Time

25 Mins


Serves 2-4


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3½ cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 bag of blue potatoes - chopped [ peeled if you prefer - but not necessary ]
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon sweet basil
  • ¼ cup coconut milk (canned)
  • Freshly grated deli Parmesan cheese
  • Additional sweet basil + smoked paprika for garnish


  1. In a large pot over medium/high heat add olive oil, then shallots; sauté until shallots are fragrant – 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Stir in chopped blue potatoes, 3½ cups chicken broth, smoked paprika, pepper, salt, garlic powder and ¼ teaspoon sweet basil. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until potatoes are soft – about 15 minutes.
  3. Using an immersion blender, puree until smooth. Add more broth if you like a thinner soup. Stir in coconut milk. Season additionally to taste.
  4. Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese and a hint of smoke paprika + sweet basil. Enjoy!


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Recipe By: The Nosh Life

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