Broccoli Coconut Sweet Potato Soup
This Broccoli Coconut Sweet Potato Soup is delicious and very easy to make - you will love the combination of sweet potatoes and ginger. The ginger and pepper gives this soup a nice kick and brings balance to the sweetness of the potatoes and coconut. A no-nonsense soup with wholesome ingredients that makes a great lunch or a starter. You can puree the soup in a blender for a smooth and creamy texture or serve it as is.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 400 ml coconut milk or coconut cream for a thicker consistency
- 1 medium-sized broccoli
- 2 large sweet potatoes cut in small cubes
- 2 large shallots
- 1 red pepper
- 2 tablespoons fresh ginger grated
- 4 cups vegetable stock
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1 lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves
- salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Heat coconut oil in a large saucepan. Add the shallots and ginger and cook until the onion is soft. Add the red pepper, sweet potato and broccoli and stir well.
Add the vegetable stock and cover.
Bring to the boil, and reduce heat. Simmer for about 15 minutes or until the potato has softened.
Add the coconut milk and stir well. Season with freshly ground black pepper and sea salt to taste and with lemon juice and fresh coriander.