Sun Spice

Spicy Butternut Soup

Preparation info
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Appears in
WHOLE: Bowl Food for Balance

By Melissa Delport

Published 2018

  • About

This is a classic crowd pleaser, so it’s a great go-to recipe. Soup is a labour of love and is something you take your time to make.

Put on some music and enjoy spending time in the kitchen.


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves


Add the coconut oil and onion to a large saucepan over medium heat and fry until translucent. Add the garlic, ginger, chilli and cayenne pepper. Keep stirring. Add the celery and stir until it starts to soften. Then add the carrot, sweet potato and butternut.

Once all the vegetables are mixed together, add the stock and top up with boiling water until the vegetables are covered. Simmer