Recipe: Thai Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

This recipe has so much going for it – it warms you up on a cold day, it fills up your tummy in a very satisfying way, and it tastes like heaven on your tongue. Thus I share with you all my recipe for Thai sweet potato and coconut milk soup. Give it a try – I swear you’ll want to eat this every day, and there’s the added bonus of it freezing very well too, to be enjoyed on a later day. And at only 1 syn per portion, you’re waistline is going to thank you too!

F = Free food (eat as much as you like)
S = Speed food (these should make up at least a third of your meal)
P = Protein free food (eat as much of these as you like!)
HEa = Healthy Extra A (a daily allowance of dairy produce)
HEb = Healthy Extra B (a daily allowance of a product with fibre)
# = a number denotes roughly how many syns are in foods used


Serves 6 at 1 syn per portion


  • 800g peeled, diced sweet potato (F)
  • 1 large onion (S)
  • 3 large garlic cloves (S)
  • 30g peeled, grated ginger root (F)
  • Fry Light (F)
  • 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste (2)
  • 400mls Alpro Coconut Milk (4)
  • 1 l water (F)
  • 2 stock cubes – vegetable or ham (I use ham) (F)


  1. Dice the onion and roughly chop the garlic, then saute them in the Fry Light for a few minutes till the garlic starts turning golden.
  2. Add all the other ingredients to the pan and bring to the boil.
  3. Simmer till the sweet potato is tender (this should take about 20 minutes).
  4. Use a hand blender on the soup till it is smooth. Add extra water if the consistency is too thick for your tastes.
  5. Serve hot with a pinch of freshly ground black pepper.

How much easier could that be? Honestly, it takes no time at all – it’s ready in a jiffy! And the scent, wow! It’s so deliciously fragrant, and with the gorgeous sunset orange colour, it just smacks of exotic places. Transport yourself with my delicious soup – you can thank me later. 😉

If you do try my recipe, please do let me know what you thought of it by leaving a comment below!


One thought on “Recipe: Thai Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

  1. Delicious! I’ve just bought a Tefal Easy Soup Machine and this was the first soup I made with it. Can’t believe how easy it was let alone how tasty!! Thank You.


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