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  • 2 leeks, roughly sliced
  • 1 celery stick, roughly diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and roughly diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, grated
  • 2 ″ chunk of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • fresh thyme leaves
  • 474 ml of good quality stock, veg or chicken
  • 400 ml tin of low fat coconut milk
Creamy Low Fat Leek and Sweet Potato Soup Creamy Low Fat Leek and Sweet Potato Soup
Creamy Low Fat Leek and Sweet Potato Soup

This is a lightly spiced, low fat and crohns friendly soup; full of vitamins and nutrients.

Naturally sweetened from the sweet potato, no need to add sugar or honey.

Benefits include:

  • Sweet Potatoes; rich in Vitamins C and B6, they are also a good source of potassium and magnesium.
  • Turmeric; an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, may also help improve symptoms of depression, and can boost your immune system.
  • Cumin; a spice which increases antioxidant intake, promotes digestion and provides iron.


Prep 10 minutes
Total 40 minutes
  • Sauté the leeks and celery in a little olive oil, add the carrots and sweet potatoes.
  • Cook for 5 minutes before adding ginger, garlic and the spices.
  • Season well with sea salt and cracked black pepper.
  • Add a handful of thyme leaves.
  • Pour in the stock and the coconut milk.
  • Cook on low for 20-25 minutes.
  • Blend to be smooth and serve.


Creamy Low Fat Leek and Sweet Potato Soup Creamy Low Fat Leek and Sweet Potato Soup
Creamy Low Fat Leek and Sweet Potato Soup

This is a lightly spiced, low fat and crohns friendly soup; full of vitamins and nutrients.

Naturally sweetened from the sweet potato, no need to add sugar or honey.

Benefits include:

  • Sweet Potatoes; rich in Vitamins C and B6, they are also a good source of potassium and magnesium.
  • Turmeric; an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, may also help improve symptoms of depression, and can boost your immune system.
  • Cumin; a spice which increases antioxidant intake, promotes digestion and provides iron.


favorite
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Prep 10 minutes
Total 40 minutes
Serves
US | Metric
Ingredients
  • 2 leeks, roughly sliced
  • 1 celery stick, roughly diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and roughly diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, grated
  • 2 ″ chunk of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • fresh thyme leaves
  • 474 ml of good quality stock, veg or chicken
  • 400 ml tin of low fat coconut milk

  • Sauté the leeks and celery in a little olive oil, add the carrots and sweet potatoes.
  • Cook for 5 minutes before adding ginger, garlic and the spices.
  • Season well with sea salt and cracked black pepper.
  • Add a handful of thyme leaves.
  • Pour in the stock and the coconut milk.
  • Cook on low for 20-25 minutes.
  • Blend to be smooth and serve.