Sweet Potato & Red Lentil Soup

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Containing significantly more nutritional value than white potatoes, sweet potatoes are low in sodium and high in dietary fiber, vitamin B6, A, C, potassium and manganese. The more orange the flesh of the sweet potato, the higher the content of beta-carotene (which can be converted to vitamin A).

Serves 4
  • 2 onions
  • 1″ ginger – grated
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin (increase as desired)
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 3 carrots
  • 3-4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 2 tsp bouillion powder
  • 1 litre water
  • 420ml (tin) coconut milk
  1. Fry onions and ginger for 5 minutes. Stir in cumin & turmeric for a few seconds, then add a little water.
  2. Add rest of stock, lentils and vegetables.
  3. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Blend with a hand blender.
  5. Add coconut milk and chopped coriander and stir in.
  6. Turn off heat and let the coconut milk melt in.