Fair Food Recipe – Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Soup with Coconut Milk
1 onion – chopped
15ml [1 tbsp] ground coriander
450g sweet potato – peeled and chopped
2 red peppers – chopped
700ml vegetable stock (stockcube OK)
400ml can of Fairtrade coconut milk
1 Melt the butter in a large pan. Add onion and cook over a
low heat until soft.
2 Stir in the ground coriander and cook for 2 minutes.
3 Add the sweet potato and red pepper to the pan and
cook for 5 minutes.
4 Pour the vegetable stock over and bring to the boil.
Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
5 Allow to cool a little and then puree.
6 Return to pan, add coconut milk and
season to taste. Heat gently until piping hot
then serve at once.
Please use Fair trade coconut milk in this recipe if you can…
Not only is it delicious, thick and creamy with the flavour of fresh coconut, but it will also help coconut farmers in Sri Lanka.
Helping the Community . . .
by providing employee welfare support, educational development, support for marginalised people and the introduction of sustainable agricultural practices.
Helping the Economy . . .
by providing new markets for local farmers. A New Beginnings Dairy Project has also been introduced at Kilinochchi to advance the industry in the north of Sri Lanka, with the aim of improving livelihoods and nutrition, and to provide opportunities to single parents.
Helping the Environment . . .
by promoting energy conservation, waste management and organic agriculture. MA’s Award Winning Fairtrade Organic coconut milk from Sri Lanka is the only Fairtrade coconut milk currently available in the UK.