Kiribati Pumpkin Coconut Soup
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Recipe type: soup
Cuisine: Kiribati
Serves: 4
  • 2 lbs pumpkin or sweet potato
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger or ginger paste
  • 1 can coconut milk, light
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • coconut oil
  • water, cups
  • onion chives to garnish
  1. Peel, de-seed and cut the pumpkin into bite size pieces
  2. Heat the coconut oil in a large pot
  3. add the ginger and the pumpkin
  4. cook until slightly soft but before it turns brown
  5. Add in the water, bring to a boil and reduce to simmer
  6. cook approx 20 minutes or until the pumpkin is nice and tender
  7. Mash the pumpkin with a potato masher or use and immersion blender until the pumpkin is creamy.
  8. Add in the coconut milk and add salt and pepper to taste. Warm on stove top if serving hot.
  9. This soup is delicious served either hot or cold
  10. Garnish with some fresh ground pepper and onion chives
  11. Enjoy
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