Corn, Kale & Potato Soup 

This cold weather calls for warm soups! Using potatoes as the base, we’ve brought together kale and corn for a hearty dinner soup. Although the chilli is optional, it is a great addition to any dish and sure to increase your body temperature!

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • A drizzle liquid coconut oil (we love Olivado)
  • 1 brown onion, finely diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 500g potatoes, diced into 2cm cubes
  • 2 corn on the cob OR 1 can corn kernels
  • 1 can coconut milk (we love Chantal Organics)
  • 2 cups veggie stock
  • Lemon juice
  • A handful of roast unsalted peanuts, roughly chopped and toasted
  • 1 spring onion
  • A handful of kale (we love The Fresh Grower)
  • A handful basil (we love Superb herb)
  • Salt & Pepper

We used a heavy based casserole dish from Le Creuset

Method

  1. In a  heavy based casserole dish over a medium-high heat, fry off the onion, garlic and ½ the chilli in a drizzle of coconut oil until golden and translucent.
  2. Add the potatoes and all but a handful of corn, a good pinch of salt, coconut milk and vegetable stock and bring to a boil and simmer for about 20 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  3. Blend with a stick blender until it’s about half liquidised. Add a little lemon juice and a good grind of black pepper. Then add the kale and return to cook for a few minutes until the greens are wilted.
  4. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Stir fry the remaining corn, the other half of the chilli, peanuts and spring onions with a little coconut oil. Cook until the corn is charred and peanuts are well toasted.
  5. Serve the soup topped with fresh basil leaves and a sprinkle of corn & peanut mixture.
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