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Curried Sweet Potato Soup

Curried Sweet Potato Soup delicious vegan (or vegetarian) soup that is quick and easy to make. 


  • 2 Medium sweet potatoes or yams about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds
  • 1 teaspoon olive or coconut oil
  • 1/2 Medium onions chopped
  • 1 can coconut milk 13-14 ounces
  • 1/2 cup flake coconut
  • 1/2 -1 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder


  • chopped peanuts for serving
  • toasted coconut for serving
  • raisins for serving
  • chutney for serving


  1. Peel sweet potatoes or yams and cut into chunks. Place in large saucepan and cover with water. Cook over medium heat until soft, about 10-15 minutes. Drain the water.
  2. Puree sweet potatoes in blender or food processor.
  3. Rinse the saucepan and return to the stove. Add the oil and onions and sauté onions until translucent, 1 -2 minutes. Add coconut milk and flaked coconut and heat for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add coconut mixture to the food processor with sweet potatoes. Add curry and lemon juice. Process until smooth. Thin to desired thickness with stock. Taste and more curry powder if desired.
  5. Serve with desired toppings.