Teacherman's Sweet Potato-Coconut Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By James Tanis
from Lakeview, MI

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?

serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 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
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How To Make

  • 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.

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