Sweet Potato-Coconut Soup

Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin

By
@Joannebl

When I told my guys I was going to make Sweet Potato-Coconut Soup for Thanksgiving last year, they thought I was nuts. Then they tasted it.
This soup is wonderful. The coconut adds just the right amount of sweetness without being overpowering.
I've made slight changes to this Bobby Flay recipe.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
canola oil
1 1/2
red onion chopped
1/2 tsp
ground ginger or 2 inch piece of fresh grated (add more if it's fresh) i take it easy with the ginger because my husband doesn't care for it.
red pepper flakes
6 c
chicken broth
1 c
water
5-6
medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
3 c
unsweetened coconut milk (do not use cream of coconut)
2 Tbsp
honey
1/2 tsp
ground cinnimon - or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In saucepan over medium heat saute onion and ginger in oil for about 5 minutes.
2
Add pepper flakes (to taste), broth and water and bring to a boil.
3
Add sweet potatoes. Simmer for 20-30 minutes until potatoes are soft.
4
Cool for 10 minutes and then puree in batches in blender (I use an emersion blender).
5
Put back in saucepan and whisk in coconut milk, honey and cinnamon. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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