June 18, 2014

Sweet Potato, Corn, & Spicy Greens Chowder (Friendly Foods)

This tasty recipe was contributed by my fabulous friend, Vatican Lokey. He has given recipes before to Friendly Foods and this new one is a real treat because it's vegan friendly!! Check it out!

Sweet Potato, Corn, & Spicy Greens Chowder
All vegan and you won't care in the slightest, its so good!
2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4″ cubes 1 large yellow onion, diced 1/3 cup fresh chives & green onions, loosely packed 1 cup finely chopped blend of fresh kale, turnip, and mustard greens 2 cups fresh corn, cut off the cob, preserving juices. 3 cloves of garlic, minced 4 cups of low sodium vegetable broth 2 cups of water (more to preference) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (more to taste) 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon coconut oil METHOD: - In large, heavy bottomed soup pan sauté diced shallots and coconut oil over medium/low heat until softened. - Add garlic, sweet potatoes, sea salt, pepper, cinnamon and sauté an additional minute. - Add vegetable broth and water, cook until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork.
- Use an immersion blender (or transfer to a standing blender) to rough puree the soup. - Add kale, corn and cook until kale is softened. Add additional salt and pepper to taste. - Serve hot! Enjoy!