Like sunshine in a bowl, this sweet potato-coconut-peanut soup


This recipe is just like sunshine in a bowl. It’s so yummy and delicious it will put a smile on your face. Not only because of it’s vibrant colour you will love this sweet potato-coconut-peanut soup, also because it’s so incredibly tasty. This sunshine soup is sweet, spicy and unbelievable creamy!

The recipe is Asian inspired with coconut milk, roasted peanuts, ginger and turmeric. It’s a perfect light weeknight dinner or a delicious starter for your Asian dinner

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sweet potato-coconut-peanut soup

Asian style sweet potato-coconut-peanut soup

Servings: 4 people
  • 2 small to medium size sweet potato
  • 1 parsnip
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 400 ml coconut milk and some extra for serving
  • 50 gram unsalted peanuts
  • 2 cm grated ginger
  • 1 kaffir lime leave
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 400 ml veggie stock
  • 1 fresh chili
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 small bunch coriander
  • salt
  • pepper
  • coconut chips for serving
  1. Start with roasting the unsalted peanuts under constant stirring for about 5 minutes. Set aside and let them cool down a bit.

  2. Peel the sweet potatoes and parsnip and cut it into 2 cm cubes. 

  3. Add the roasted peanuts, ginger, chili to taste, kaffir lime leave, coconut milk, salt, juice of 1 lemon and turmeric powder to a high speed blender and blend about 3 minutes or until smooth. 

  4. Heat up the coconut oil in a large saucepan and add the sweet potatoes and parsnip. Let them take on colour for about 4 minutes and when ready deglaze with veggie stock. Add the peanut mix, bring it to a boil and then reduce heat to medium and let it simmer for 15 minutes. When sweet potatoes are soft blend with a handheld blender until smooth.

  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

  6. Divide your soup to bowls and top with coriander, some extra coconut milk and sprinkle with coconut chips. Bon Appetit!

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