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Superfood Soup – packed with goodness

This Pumpkin, Sweet potato and Coconut superfood soup is packed full of goodness. The superfoods are matched with fantastic spices that are good for the digestive system..

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This Pumpkin, Sweet potato and Coconut superfood soup is packed full of goodness and health. The superfoods are matched with fantastic spices that are good for the digestive system.

The recipe is from the “Clean Living Cookbook” by Luke Hines and Scott Gooding

Ingredients – Serves four

1 large brown onion , diced

garlic clove, minced

2 tablespoons of grated ginger

½ bunch of coriander stalks and roots, well washed and chopped

1 lemongrass stalk, chopped (white part only)

2 teaspoons ground turmeric

* For Sydneysiders … when it says Turmeric I get fresh from the Sydney Fish market greengrocer, they also have Galangal.

2 tablespoons grated galangal

2 small red chillies chopped

500g sweet potato, cut into small chunks

500g peeled, deseeded pumpkin cut into small chunks

2 x 400 ml cans coconut cream

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Coriander leaves to serve

Preparation

  • Combine the onion, garlic, ginger, herbs and spices in a large mortar and pestle and pound with ½ cup of water until you have a smooth paste.
  • Sauté the paste in a saucepan over a medium heat for 3-5 minutes, then add then pumpkin and sweet potato and 4 cups of water.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes
  • Add the coconut cream and salt, cover and continue to simmer over a low heat for 5-8 minutes
  • Once the pumpkin and sweet potato are soft, remove from the heat and process in a food processor, or leave them in the pan and process with a stick blender.
  • Before serving, pop in the lemon juice and adjust the seasoning to taste. Serve topped with coriander leaves.

 

Here is a link to Luke Hines and Scott Gooding who have written a number of health and paleo books.

 

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Comments 3

  1. Thanks Lorrie. Looks delish and the soup season is nearly here, well it is in canberra. Will give it a go.

  2. Thanks for sharing Lorrie, it looks amazing – we’ll try it and report back. Great timing as today we are officially off our 30 day challenge so looking for great recipes to keep it going. The question today of course is ‘to coffee or not to coffee’….

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