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Vegan West African Almond Butter Soup

Vegan West African Almond Butter SoupThis is a naturally gluten-free, savory, sweet and spicy soup recipe that has a warming effect. The flavors tend to have a bite of spicy aromas. Can garnish with chopped almonds, herbs, hot sauce or lemon juice.

Healthy Tip: Buy local or organic vegetables to enhance the flavors

Ingredients:

5-6 cups home made vegan vegetable broth
1 large red or white onion (peeled and diced into small pieces)
2 tablespoons fresh ginger (minced)
1 tablespoon fresh turmeric (minced)
1 bundle collard greens (ribs removed and chopped into small pieces)
3/4 cups raw almond butter (unsalted, chunky, or smooth)
4 tomatoes (de-seeded and diced into pieces)
Season with Himalayan or kosher salt and pepper to taste!

Instructions:

  1.  First using a large sauce pan mix in the vegetable broth, onions, ginger, turmeric and collard greens together.
  2. Next, measure 3/4 cups of raw almond butter. Add to mixture and stir until evenly blended.
  3.  Next slice tomatoes in half de-seed them using a spoon, and cut into pieces. Add to mixture and cook for about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately. Can garnish with chopped almonds, herbs, hot sauce or lemon juice. Season with Himalayan or kosher salt and pepper to taste!
  5. Enjoy! Can store up to four days in the fridge if needed.

Optional Ingredients:

Garnishes: Lemon (lemon peel), Orange (orange peel), Apricot (dried apricots).

Healthy Living,

Jaclyn Rae