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How to make sweet potato coconut soup

A simple, easy soup for Summer dining

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INGREDIENTS
Peel and dice 2 Sweet Potatoes. Put the sweet potatoes into a large soup pot along with: The grated zest of 1 lime (save the juice)

Peel and dice 2 Sweet Potatoes. Put the sweet potatoes into a large soup pot along with: The grated zest of 1 lime (save the juice)

Add in,  1  Peeled and diced onion, a 1 inch square of fresh ginger, peeled and minced ,2 small shallots chopped,  1 jalepeno, seeded and finely chopped

Add in, 1 Peeled and diced onion, a 1 inch square of fresh ginger, peeled and minced ,2 small shallots chopped, 1 jalepeno, seeded and finely chopped

Add in, 1 small bunch of chopped fresh cilantro

Add in, 1 small bunch of chopped fresh cilantro

Add in, 4 cups of chicken broth.

Add in, 4 cups of chicken broth.

Add in,   1 can of coconut milk

Add in, 1 can of coconut milk

Add in,  The juice of 1 lime, salt to taste,  Turn up the heat and bring everything to a strong boil.

Add in, The juice of 1 lime, salt to taste, Turn up the heat and bring everything to a strong boil.

When the soup is boiling, slap a lid on things, turn the heat down to a lively simmer and let it all cook for about 25 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are cooked through

Place the soup in a food processor.  Puree it to a nice creamy consistency. Check the seasoning and serve it up. Garnish it with a couple of thin slices of the jalepeno that was not used in cooking.

Place the soup in a food processor. Puree it to a nice creamy consistency. Check the seasoning and serve it up. Garnish it with a couple of thin slices of the jalepeno that was not used in cooking.

  • 2.0 Sweet potatoes
  • 1.0 Lime, grated zest
  • 1.0 Peeled and diced onion
  • 1.0 1 inch square of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2.0 Shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 1.0 Jalepeno seeded and finely chopped
  • 1.0bnch Chopped cilantro
  • 4.0c Chicken broth
  • 1.0 Can of coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste