22 Street Lane Nursery - Dish of the Month

March 2020 Dish of the Month Recipe

Sweet Potato Coconut Soup

Ingredients: • 1 tbsp pomace oil • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped • 1 garlic clove, crushed • 1 piece of fresh ginger, peeled • 1 tbsp chopped lemongrass • 1 pint vegetable stock • 1 x 400ml tin coconut milk • 3 medium sized sweet potatoes, peeled and diced • Salt and freshly ground black pepper • 2 limes, zest and juice • 1/2 of a red chilli chopped

Method: 1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and gently fry the onion, garlic, chilli and ginger for about 5 minutes until tender. 2. Add the sweet potatoes and lemongrass and cook for a further 3 minutes. 3. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender. 4. Cool the soup slightly, then liquidise with the coconut milk and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. 5. Heat through without allowing the soup to boil and add the lime juice. 6. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with the lime zest and fresh coriander.

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