Do you know about the Harlem Community Farm Share group? You have to check them out, they’re all about the new urban agricultural movement in Harlem. Harlem World receives the member newsletter and thought you would like member Karen Phillips hot Curried Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup recipe below to warm your soul this weekend.
Curried Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
1 large cauliflower, chopped
2-3 sweet potatoes (white or orange), chopped
1 onion or 2 shallots, 1-2 cloves garlic, chopped
Assorted spices to taste (garam masala, cumin, tumeric, other curry powders)
1 tsp. grated ginger (or more!)
4 cups veggie or chicken stock
2 cups (1 can) coconut milk or 1 cup buttermilk
Salt and pepper
Fresh herbs (cilantro, chives, parsley)
Sautee onions/shallots/garlic in 1-2 T. oil until translucent. Add spices and ginger, and sautee spices 2 min. Add chopped potatoes and coat in spices. Add stock and simmer for 10 minutes. Add cauliflower and simmer another 10-15 minutes. In batches, blend or food process soup with coconut milk or buttermilk, salt and pepper to taste. Top with garnish of salt, pepper, fresh herbs and yogurt. Note from Karen: I ate mine with homemade cornbread croutons. Yum!
If you try it, let us know what you think?