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Basil and Lemongrass Soup

Makes: 2L

Serves: 2-4

Basil and Lemongrass Soup

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • ¼ zucchini
  • ½ green capsicum
  • 1 can green peas 8oz
  • 1-2 spring onions (shallots)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • knob of ginger (1 inch)
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 10 leaves fresh basil
  • 5-6 leaves fresh mint
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1 cup cashews
  • salt & pepper

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients into the Vitamix 2L container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and quickly increase the speed to 10, then override to High.
  3. Use tamper to effectively press the ingredients into the blades if required whilst processing.
  4. Blend for 3-6 minutes or until desired temperature is reached.
  5. Stop the machine and serve hot!
  6. Garnish with finely chopped spring onions, basil and mint and some cracked pepper – it’s delicious!

 

 

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