Thai Sweet Potato Soup

2 large sweet potatoes

1TBSP butter or ghee

1 onion

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp chili powder

4 cups water or veggie soup stock

2 TBSP grated ginger

1/4 cup peanut (or almond) butter

1 lime

Cilantro, yogurt, tomato for garnish


1. Chunk 2 large sweet potatoes

2. Sauté 1 TBSP butter (or ghee…clarified butter), 1 onion, 2 garlic cloves, ½ tsp cumin, and ¼ tsp chili powder

3. Add 4 cups soup stock (or just water) and sweet potatoes and simmer until vegetables are soft

4. Add 2 TBSP grated ginger

5. Blend and return to pot

6. Whisk ¼ cup peanut (or other nut) butter, and juice of one lime through the soup

7. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and top with plain yogurt, lime zest and tomato chunks


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