Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk

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    45 minutes

    This is a flavourful soup made with pumpkin, sweet potato, onion and leek. Coconut milk adds a nice finishing -and vegan - touch.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 1 tablespoon (20ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 leek, chopped
    • 500g peeled and diced pumpkin
    • 380g sweet potato, peeled and cubed
    • 1L liquid vegetable stock
    • 1 1/4 cups (315ml) light coconut milk

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Heat the oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add the onion and leek and cook for a few minutes until soft. Stir in the pumpkin, sweet potato and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil then cover and reduce heat to low.
    2. Simmer for about 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Mash vegetables coarsely using a potato masher. Stir in the coconut milk, season with salt and pepper and serve.

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    I thought this soup was wonderful but i did make a few additions. I added carrots and garlic to the sauteed leeks/onions. It was kinda bland so I added about 1 teaspoon of red curry paste..the curry with the coconut milk and pumpkin- so good!Next time I'm going to add basmati rice as well. This is a nice fall soup and super easy!  -  13 Sep 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    41

    This was really good - exceeded expectations. From a nutrition point of view it was excellent. The pumpkin (I used butternut squash)and sweet potato has a low G.I. and the servings are low in fat. My family ate a delicious low fat, vegetarian, high in vitamin and mineral soup with a lower glycemic index. Definitely a keeper. Thank you!  -  08 Jan 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    37

    I didn't have leeks when I made this, but even without them it was a wonderful soup! The coconut milk really makes it. I find that it helps to add some of your own spices. I added some fresh ginger, some curry powder and a touch of chili peppers to the salt and pepper suggested.  -  04 Sep 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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