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Coconut, Sweet Potato and Spinach Soup

Submitted by Amanda 11 June 2009

Serves 4



25g butter 450 g sweet potatoes cut into 1cm dice 1 onion chopped 2 cloves garlic crushed 1 tsp grated fresh root ginger 1 tbsp medium curry paste 600 ml vegetable stock 200 ml coconut milk juice 1 lime 1/4 tsp crushed chillies 175 g fresh spinach shredded salt and black pepper


Melt the butter in a saucepan and fry the potatoes, onion, garlic, ginger and curry paste for 5 minutes or until lightly golden.

Add the stock, coconut milk, lime juice and chilli. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Leave the soup to cool a little, ten puree half of it with a hand blender. Return the puree to the pan, add the spinach and cook for 1-2 minutes, until the spinach has just wilted and the soup has heated through. Season to taste.

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