Here’s one for my Vegan friends! I normally do not cook vegan food but Kris found this soup and it sounded amazing. Even omnivores will love it! Sweet curry and coconut milk give this a rich flavor.Gather the ingredients and get cooking. First thing to do is bake the sweet potato. Since I was making this on a weeknight, I cooked the sweet potato in the microwave to save some time. Poke some holes in the potato and microwave on high for about 7 minutes, let cool then cut into chunks. Now that the potato is done it is time to make the soup. In a large pot heat olive oil over medium high heat and saute onion and apple for 10-15 minutes. Add garlic and spices and cook for a minute. Add vegetable broth and sweet potato and bring to boil. Remove from heat and, working in batches, puree the soup in a blender. (as you can see, I made this pre-Vtamix).Return the pureed soup to the pot over medium heat. The soup is starting to look good now and smells amazing. Stir in baby kale and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes.Stir in coconut milk and brown sugar. Heat through and adjust spices, as needed. We served the soup with some quick made croutons. I used a GF baguette. Cut into bite sizes pieces, toss with olive oil and garlic salt. Spread on a sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Perfect to top the soup with.Serve in a large bowl and enjoy. Cheers!
1 T olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 apple, peeled and sliced
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sweet curry powder
Pinch of cayenne pepper
2 cups vegetable broth
1 large sweet potato, baked and chopped
1 cup baby kale
1 can coconut milk
1 tsp brown sugar
In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium- high heat and saute the onion and apple for 10-15 minutes. Add the garlic, salt, curry powder, and cayenne. Cook for one minute.
Add vegetable broth and sweet potato, bring to boil. Remove from heat. Working in batches, transfer soup to a blender and puree until smooth.
Return the pureed soup to the pot over medium heat. Add the baby kale and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the coconut milk and brown sugar and heat through. Adjust seasonings as needed. Add more broth if too thick. Serve with croutons, if desired.