Navy Bean & Sweet Potato Soup

Number of Servings: 8 (437 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 8 hours
Navy Bean & Sweet Potato Soup

Using a rich flavor palette of vegetables, this simple, smooth bean soup tastes incredible.

Tip: If you don’t have an immersion blender, blend in a regular blender in small batches, leaving the top cap off the cover and making sure not to fill the blender more than halfway. You can cover the top vent with a clean kitchen towel to reduce splatter.


  • 2 cups dry navy beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 large potato, scrubbed and diced
  • 1 large yam, peeled and diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ tsp. pepper


  1. Rinse beans and soak in cold water overnight (6-8 hours).
  2. Pour off soaking water, rinse beans, and place in a pot with 6 cups water. Add onion, garlic, carrot, celery, potato, yam, bay leaves, thyme, and salt. Bring to a simmer and cook, loosely covered, until beans are tender (1-2 hours).
  3. Remove bay leaves and add remaining ingredients. Using an immersion blender, purée until smooth. Add extra water as needed to reach desired texture.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 437 g

Amount per serving
Calories 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 335mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 29g
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 112.1mg 8%
Iron 3.5mg 15%
Potassium 895mg 20%
Vitamin A 202mcg 20%
Vitamin C 10.8mg 10%
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin K 39.2mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 4.1mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 208.8mcg 52%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.7mcg 4%
Chloride 4.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 20%
Phosphorus 249.1mg 20%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 110.1mg 25%
Zinc 2.2mg 20%
Selenium 6.2mcg 10%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Water, Navy Beans, Potatoes, Onion, Sweet Potatoes, Celery, Carrots, Parsley, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper, Bay Leaf, Thyme.

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