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Zucchini Soup with Sweet Potato Scoops
Prep
25 mins
Cook
35 mins
Total
1 hr
 

We have all felt the nourishment of warming winter soups, now experience the bountiful health associated with healing summer soups. They taste great and do a body good. For added therapeutic benefits, grate a little ginger on top before serving, or stir in a dash of turmeric. Recipe from Paleo Leap

Course: Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine: American
Keyword: American, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Diet: Dairy Free, Keto, Low Carb
Servings: 4
Calories: 636 kcal
Ingredients
Zucchini Soup
  • 3 zucchinis grated
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 cups onion chopped
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp mint finely chopped
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
Sweet Potato Scoops
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 lime wedged
Instructions
  1. Allow the grated zucchini to drain any excess water for approximately 20 minutes.

  2. In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the ghee and sauté the onions. Continue cooking for 5 to 7 minutes, or until onions are translucent and tender.

  3. Add the stock and let simmer for 20 minutes.

  4. Add zucchini, nutmeg, and mint and allow to simmer for about 8 minutes. Then add the coconut milk with lemon juice. Continue to cook for 5 minutes longer and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Puree if desired.

  6. For sweet potato scoops: Preheat oven to 400 F.

  7. Slice the sweet potatoes into 1/8” thick pieces.

  8. In a bowl, toss the potatoes in olive oil until evenly coated.

  9. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until crisp.

  10. Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with lime prior to serving.

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Soup with Sweet Potato Scoops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 636 Calories from Fat 441
% Daily Value*
Fat 49g75%
Saturated Fat 38g238%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 562mg24%
Potassium 1397mg40%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 16325IU327%
Vitamin C 42mg51%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.