Teacherman's Sweet Potato-Coconut Soup

James Tanis

By
@James_Tanis

This easy, "souper" healthy soup combines two of my favorite things: coconut and sweet potatoes. Did you know that sweet potatoes are an excellent anti-inflammatory?


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 Tbsp
coconut or olive oil
1
small red onion, chopped
2
inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
1 pinch
red pepper flakes
3 c
chicken stock, preferred homemade
1 1/2 c
water
1 1/2 lb
sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 c
unsweetened coconut milk
1 Tbsp
clover honey
2 pinch
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and ginger, cook 5 minutes, or until soft. Add red pepper flakes and cook for 30 seconds.
2
Add stock and water and bring to a boil. Add sweet potatoes, bring to a simmer and cook 25-30 minutes, until potatoes are soft. Cool 10 minutes.
3
Transfer mixture to a blender and process until smooth. Return to saucepan and simmer over low heat. Whisk in coconut milk, honey, and cinnamon. Cook until thickened and warmed. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #coconut, #yam