This makes such a delicious, nourishing, soup & perfect seasonal dish for vegans & gluten free
- Tablespoon of coconut oil
- 1 medium red onion, chopped
- 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
- 1 kg sweet potato
- 750 ml vegetable stock
- 400 ml coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon of lime juice
- 1 tbsp. of chopped lemon grass
- 1 bulb of garlic chopped
- Fresh coriander to garnish
- 1 large red chilli finely chopped de-seeded
- 1 shallot
Heat the coconut oil in a saucepan , add the chopped onions & garlic cook
Till soft. Then add the chopped sweet potato & stock & bring to the boil. Turn down to simmering add the chopped lime grass, lime juice
Remove from the heat. allow the mixture to cool before adding the coconut milk & then either pour into a food processor or use a hand held processor until you have a smooth consistency.
Serve & garnish with coriander fresh chilli & crispy shallots.
This is such a fabulous soup if you are on a detox, vegan or gluten free because it is packed with so many delicious antioxidants & super ingredients. You will feel satisfied & nourished.
Sweet potatoes are loaded with fibre, vitamin A & potassium. They also contain a lot more vitamin C than a standard white potato.
Red onions provide a great health boost as they contain quercetin, allicin & chromium which helps balancing blood sugar levels, & naturally offers protection against hay fever & has anti-fungal properties.
Lemongrass is a good source of vitamins A, B & C. It also contains essential minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium. is a source of antioxidants & plant flavonoids.
The lime juice adds a citrus flavour, stimulates the digestive system, is a source of vitamin C, thiamin, & folate. It also provides calcium, iron, & potassium.
Garlic belongs to the licaceae family is an excellent source of B6, manganese, selenium & vitamin C. a good source of phosphorous, copper & iron.
This dish is packed full of flavour & antioxidants & is really satisfying.