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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.