Vacuum Insulated Food Jars Recipes

Sweet Potato Curry Soup

How about a hearty, spicy soup for lunch? Prepare it in the morning and it will be ready at lunch. Pack a piece of naan bread and turn it into a meal.

[For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 3 string beans
  • 1/8 red bell pepper
  • 1/8 small onion
  • 3 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 small sweet potato
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • Dash of ground black pepper

[For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 5 string beans
  • 1/4 red bell pepper
  • 1/4 small onion
  • 5 cherry tomatoes
  • 2/3 small sweet potato
  • 1-1/2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1-1/4 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/3 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
*This recipe was developed for Stainless Steel Food Jars SW-EAE35/50. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar models.

*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst.


Preheat the food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat.


Cut string beans in quarters, bell pepper in small bite-size pieces, dice onion into half inch pieces and cherry tomatoes into quarters. Peel and cut sweet potato into 3/4-inch bite-size pieces.


In a sauce pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onion and sweet potato for one minute.


Add curry powder to the pan and cook for another minute, then add string beans, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, skin surface and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


Discard hot water from the food jar and fill with prepared soup from step 4 until 1 cm below the ridge. Close lid, allow soup to set for a minimum of 2 hours and up to 6 hours. Enjoy!


Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling.