Coconut Sweet Potato Soup

14522869_554788774718734_1627619218097471942_nCoconut Sweet Potato Soup
Serves 6-8


2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
1.5 quarts vegetable broth
1 can coconut milk
2-3 cloves garlic
1 inch ginger
1 TBSP curry powder, optional
1 TBSP coconut oil
salt and pepper

Mince the garlic and ginger in a food processor. Saute in coconut oil for about 5 or so minutes over medium heat until softened and aromatic. If using, add curry powder, mix well and saute another minute or so. Add the broth and sweet potatoes, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes until tender. Mash the sweet potatoes and coconut milk, blend well for a thick smooth consistency. Salt & Pepper to taste. Serve hot.