Souper Delish!

Posted on 13th August by Scott. 2 Comments

This Nicaraguan soup makes a good post training meal with the addition of some lean protein on the side. A batch of this may last you for most of the week if you choose to use it this way. Otherwise, it’s damn yummy anytime!

Sweet Potato and Plantain Soup
Time: 30 minutes

• 1 small sweet potato or yam, about 10 oz. – peeled and chopped

• 1 plantain – peeled and chopped

• 1 Tbsp olive oil

• 1/2 large sweet onion, cut into quarters

• 1 clove garlic, minced

• 1 cup water

• 20 oz vegetable broth

• 4 oz coconut milk

• 1 slice of ginger, peeled

• 1/4 tsp basil

• 1/4 tsp cumin

• 1/8 tsp nutmeg

• sea salt and black pepper to taste

Use a medium saucepan to heat the oil, then add the garlic and saute for a minute. Add the onion, then when the onions are clear, add the sweet potatoes and plantains. Saute for a few minutes, tossing well. Add the water and bring to a slow boil, cooking for around 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix the coconut milk and vegetable broth in a bowl. Add it to the veggie mix along with the ginger. Add all of the spices, mix well. Continue cooking until the vegetables are soft. Carefully pour into a blender, puree until liquid. Serve hot, or save portions for later.

Let us know if you’ve tried it by posting to comments!

2 Responses to “Souper Delish!”

  1. Ryan L says:

    I’m making this right now… We’ll see how OT tastes in about 15 min. A little flank steak on the side. Sounds good.

  2. Emile says:

    Made this Sunday night and had it with the rest of my dinner post “Going Long” last night. Turned out really tasty!! Nice balance of the spicy and sweet. Think I may have had a larger than usual plantain which made the soup lean a little more to the sweet side. Really good though! Thanks for the recipe!!

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