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Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup w. White Beans & Spinach

March 11, 2014

Gather

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 large sweet potato, or two smaller sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cannellini beans
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 4 cups spinach
  • 6-8 cups vegetable stock
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Heat the coconut oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for about 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic, sweet potato, quinoa, dried thyme, and cayenne pepper. Cook for about 3 more minutes.
  2. Add 6 cups of vegetable stock and beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in spinach. Season to taste.

 

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1 Comment

  • Reply bristol plasterers September 1, 2015 at 1:51 am

    This sounds lovely. Going to give this a go. thanks for sharing this recipe.

    Simon

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