Sweet Potato, Ginger and Coconut Soup

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Bonjour Elle

Delicate Vegetarian Dish. Makes an excellent alternative starter to oriental cuisine. Very hearty.

Top Review by Elmotoo

Awesome! Delicious! Velvety! I don't think I doubled it properly because it was a wee bit too sweet. Nevertheless...NO leftovers! The flavors are brilliant. I even used sweet potatoes (not yams), lol. A definite keeper! Made for My 3 Chefs 11/08. :D

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté garlic and ginger in oil for 1min in large sauce pan, to release flavours.
  2. Add vegetable stock. Simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Add diced potato, reduce heat and simmer for 10mins, add lemon grass and chili, and continue to simmer until potato is soft, approximately 5mins.
  4. Liquidise.
  5. Return to heat; add coconut and yogurt. Do not boil!
  6. Serve (garnish with olive oil, and serve with crusty bread).

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