Coconut Soup Recipes

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
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Servings: 8-10
Preparation Time: 45 minutes

  • 2 heads cauliflower florets, steamed
  • 4 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1.5 – 2 cups coconut milk*
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons grass-fed butter
  • 2 tablespoons Himalayan salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes (or fresh parsley, chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder (or 2-3 fresh cloves garlic, pressed)
  • juice 2 lemons

Blend steamed cauliflower with water, divided in several batches if needed. Add to soup pot. Add coconut milk and seasonings. Warm to desired temperature. Add fresh squeezed lemon juice.

Serve in bowls with garnish, if desired, or enjoy as is.

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Split Pea Vegetable and Chicken Sausage Soup

Split Pea Vegetable and Chicken Sausage Soup
Split Pea Vegetable and Chicken Sausage Soup
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Servings: 6-8
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 10 cups homemade chicken broth*
  • 2 cups peeled and diced russet potatoes
  • 2 cups green split peas, rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 2 teaspoons Himalayan salt
  • ¾ teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 ½ cups skinless, fully cooked chicken sausage, diced

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Recipe for homemade chicken broth here.

Heat coconut oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until soft and just beginning to brown, about 7-8 minutes. Add the carrots and celery and cook for another minute, stirring a few times.

Stir in the broth, potatoes, split peas, marjoram, salt, black pepper, and bay leaf. Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat to low-medium, cover pot and simmer for 60 minutes, or until the split peas are fully cooked.

Remove the bay leaf, stir in the Parmesan cheese, and remove from heat. Puree the soup in the pot using an immersion blender or in batches in a blender or food processor (then return soup to pot).

Add the diced sausage and heat gently just to serving temperature. Taste and adjust salt and pepper if needed before serving.

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Cream of Carrot and Red Lentil Soup with Dairy Free Option

Cream of Carrot and Red Lentil Soup with Dairy Free Option
Cream of Carrot and Red Lentil Soup with Dairy Free Option
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Servings: 6-8
Preparation Time: Approx. 50 minutes, including cooking time

  • 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 2 teaspoon coriander
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 6 cups chicken broth*
  • 2 cups whole milk or fresh coconut milk**
  • Himalayan pink salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • Optional garnishes: dried coconut flakes or lightly toasted or fresh minced parsley
  • *Make Your Own Chicken Broth – recipe here.
  • **Make Your Own Fresh Coconut Milk – for the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

In a large stockpot or Dutch oven, heat the coconut oil over medium heat until hot then add the onions and carrots and sauté about 7 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add the red lentils, coriander and cumin, mixing well. Cook and stir for 1 minute.

Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 20-25 minutes, or until the lentils and carrots are tender.

Remove the pot from the heat and cool slightly.

Puree the soup in the pot using an immersion blender or in batches in a food processor or blender.

If you did not use an immersion blender, return the processed soup to the pot. Stir in your milk of choice, season to taste with salt and pepper, and reheat gently to the desired serving temperature, being careful not to boil the soup.

Garnish each serving with a sprinkling of toasted coconut flakes or fresh minced parsley, if desired.

Note: The soup in the photo was made using whole milk and garnished with toasted coconut.

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Gluten Free Winter-Thyme Satisfying Soup

Gluten Free Winter-Thyme Satisfying Soup
Gluten Free Winter-Thyme Satisfying Soup
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Servings: 10-12
Preparation Time: Approximately 1 hour

  • 5-7 cups hard winter squash – precooked in oven, scooped from skin, well blended
  • 2 cups purified water
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 2 onions, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons virgin coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons grass-fed butter
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 teaspoons ginger (ground, grated, diced, or juiced)
  • 2 cups coconut cream concentrate or organic 1/2 & 1/2 or heavy cream from grass-fed cows may be substituted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 cup organic fermented soy sauce
  • organic cheddar cheese from grass-fed cows, optional

Place squash in a large pot and set aside.

Whisk together coconut flour and the 2 cups of water; set aside.

Sauté the diced onions with the thyme and ginger in the oils until clear and tender. Cool slightly.

Combine the coconut cream concentrate, black pepper, salt, and fermented soy sauce with the squash, onions, and flour/water mix in the pot.

Heat to just under a boil and simmer 20 minutes.

Add coconut cream concentrate and optional cheese.

Bring back to serving temperature.

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Savory Coconut Milk Sausage Soup

Savory Coconut Milk Sausage Soup
Savory Coconut Milk Sausage Soup
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Servings: 4-6
Preparation Time: 30-35 minutes

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cups pinto beans, precooked or drained and rinsed if using canned
  • 2 cups coconut milk*
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 pound precooked sausage, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • Himalayan pink salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

Heat coconut oil in a soup pot over medium heat and saute the onion, bell pepper, and garlic until soft, about 8-10 minutes.

Add the cumin and pinto beans, stir well.

Add the coconut milk, spinach, sausage, and rice.

Cover the pot and heat to serving temperature. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Note: If a thinner soup is desired add more coconut milk or water.

Homemade Coconut Milk:

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Alpine Vegetable Soup

Alpine Vegetable Soup
Alpine Vegetable Soup
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Servings: 4-6
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 6 cups homemade chicken broth or stock
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 medium red potatoes, scrubbed and diced
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 large celery stalks, diced
  • 2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and diced
  • 1 cup riced cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, minced (or 1-2 tablespoons dried)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Melt coconut oil in a soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat and saute the onion and garlic until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.

Add the broth, all the vegetables, and bring the soup to a boil. Lower the heat, cover the pot, and simmer about 15 minutes, or until the red potatoes are fork tender.

Stir in the dill, parsley, salt and pepper.

Turn off the heat and let the soup sit, covered, for 5 minutes before serving.

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Cream of Zucchini Soup with Cumin

Cream of Zucchini Soup with Cumin
Cream of Zucchini Soup with Cumin
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Servings: 6-8
Preparation Time: 50 minutes

  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1 bunch green onions including green tops, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 pounds zucchini, diced
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • pink salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, minced

Heat coconut oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add the green and red onions, garlic, and pink salt. Saute, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes, or until onions are soft and translucent.

Add the cumin, and stir constantly for 30 seconds. Add the broth, zucchini, and sweet potato. Add pink salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

Add the parsley during the last five minutes.

Puree soup using an immersion blender or in batches in a blender. If a blender is used, return soup to the pot and reheat gently.

Ladle into bowls and garnish each serving with shredded cheese.

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Hearty Lentil Soup

Hearty Lentil Soup
Hearty Lentil Soup
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Servings: 4-6
Preparation Time: 1 1/4 hours+ soaking time for lentils

  • 3/4 cup green lentils
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 1/2 quarts chicken, vegetable, beef or bison broth/stock
  • 1 pint diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup parsley, minced
  • 6 ounces spinach leaves, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • additional broth, as needed

In a bowl, cover lentils with an inch of warm water, stir in the vinegar and soak 8 hours, up to overnight. After soaking, drain lentils and rinse well.

In a soup pot, warm the coconut oil over medium-high heat. Stir in the diced onions, carrots, celery, sweet potato, garlic and pink salt. Sauté, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, about 5-7 minutes. Add the cumin, coriander, paprika and turmeric. Mix well. Sauté 30-60 seconds to bloom the flavors, stirring constantly, being careful not to burn the aromatics.

Add the broth, lentils, tomatoes and bay leaves. Stir well. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer and cover. Simmer about 45 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Stir in the parsley and spinach and simmer, uncovered, until the spinach is wilted. Add salt and pepper to taste.

If a thinner soup is desired, add more broth and salt and pepper as needed. Remove the bay leaves before serving.

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