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Spiced Sweet Potato Chowder

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours


10 servings (3-1/2 quarts)

At my house, we're all crazy for chowder. This meatless version is loaded with root veggies and spices—cinnamon, cardamom and allspice—that really say fall. —Mary Anne Thygesen, Portland, Oregon
Spiced Sweet Potato Chowder Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1 pound medium sweet potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium fresh beets, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cartons (32 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 2 cups dried lentils, rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 cups coconut milk


  1. In a 6-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 5-6 hours or until vegetables and lentils are tender. Stir in coconut milk.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 329 calories, 10g fat (9g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 771mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 15g fiber), 13g protein.

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