COCONUT MILK SOUP
Makes 6 quarts – enough for 6 servings.
Keeps well in the refrigerator, or can be frozen and reheated at another time.
3 tbs. coconut oil
- chopped garlic 3-4 tbs. curry powder
In a large pot, heat the oil. Add the other ingredients and sauté about 5 minutes. 1 cup chopped onion
- chopped ginger root
6 cups of a variety of the following:
carrots, cut in ½” slices celery, cut in 2” chunks cabbage, cut in 2” chunks
Stir into the pot and stir until coated with the spice mixture. Sauté for a couple of minutes green beans, cut in 2” pieces
green onions, cut in ½” pieces
greens, chopped or snipped with scissors
If using as a main dish, you will want to include up to 2 cups of cubed potatoes or sweet potatoes – with the skins left on – as part of your 6 cups of vegetables.
Add 5 cans (70 ounces) of coconut milk. (Recommended!)
OR…Add 70 ounces of a mixture of coconut milk and chicken or vegetable broth. Add 1 ½ pounds of protein; use one or a variety of, the following:
Shrimp (add frozen, it works fine) Scallops (add frozen, it works fine) Turkey, cubed
Chicken, cubed Pork loin, cubed Beef, cubed
Add ¼ cup fresh basil, minced, or 1 tablespoon, dried basil. Stir until all the flavors are incorporated. Simmer until the protein is cooked through. This will take about 20 minutes for thawed seafood, or 30 minutes for meat, poultry or frozen seafood.