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This Creamy Kale Sweet Potato Soup is a deliciously hearty soup that will warm and truly nourish, made from nutritious simple ingredients.
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Creamy Kale Sweet Potato Soup

This is a deliciously hearty soup that will warm and truly nourish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil - or olive oil
  • 1 onion/s - diced
  • 4 clove/s garlic - crushed
  • 5 cm ginger root - finely grated
  • 500 g sweet potato/s - diced 2-3cm
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper - to taste
  • 1 L stock or broth - of any kind (chicken or vegetable)
  • cup split red lentils
  • ½ lemon/s - juice & zest
  • 1 bunch/s kale
  • 400 ml canned coconut milk - full fat
  • ¼ cup raw cashew nuts - toasted
  • fresh coriander leaves - optional, to serve
  • Chilli flakes - optional, to serve

Instructions

  • In a large pot, melt the coconut oil over a moderate heat and add the onion. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and ginger and saute for another minute.
  • Add the sweet potato, spices and seasoning and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the stock or broth and lentils and bring to a rolling simmer for 10-15 mins or until the lentils have softened.
  • Add the lemon zest, tear the kale from the stems and add to the soup with the coconut milk. Heat for a couple of minutes to wilt the kale.
  • Stir through the lemon juice. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.

Serve

Make-ahead

  • Re-heat in a pot over a low heat until just hot.

Store

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

Notes

Nut-free

Replace the cashews with pumpkin seeds.

Vegan and vegetarian

Replace the bone broth with vegetable stock.

Smooth soup

You can absolutely blend this into a smooth soup if you, if your kids prefer.
 
 
 

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