Feel Good Cold Weather Soup with Coconut Oil recipe photo
Feel Good Cold Weather Soup with Coconut Oil
Prepared by Sarah Shilhavy, Photo by Jeremiah Shilhavy

The veggies in the ingredient list are only suggestions - the ingredients shown are what I had on hand at the time.

Servings: 4-6
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

  • 1 quart organic chicken or beef broth
  • 1 small red potato, diced
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1/2 large white or yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 small carrots, chopped
  • Lemon pepper or regular black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • Handful leftover herb salad mix
  • 1 small and 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 knob fresh ginger (about 1" by 1 1/4"), peeled and minced
  • 2 - 4 tablespoons virgin coconut oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Bring broth to a boil; add the veggies that need to cook longer. Example: potatoes first, boil a few minutes, celery, onion and carrot next (if you want your carrots only partly cooked and still crunchy add them in the last 10-5 minutes of cook time). Add seasoning at this point or wait until the end.

Lower heat and simmer for about 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Add remaining ingredients.

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OMG! This recipe has so many things that will kill the aspergillus fungal and candidiasis fungal infections that I have. Thank you so much for posting and for all the others. I've seen and copied so many of yours! I'm not a veggie person but recipes like this sound good and will certainly help!
Thanks Lisa
# Posted By Lisa | 11/24/11 12:25 AM
What is the herb salad mix in this soup?
# Posted By ann | 2/25/14 8:28 PM
This is a wonderful way to add coconut oil to the diet but I am ging to try it the other way around...saute the veggies in the coconut oil (starting with the ones that need the most cooking) then adding in the broth - and I am going to use vegetable stock for Lent - adding the diced potato in to cook as you bring to a boil and simmer and season to taste. Thanks for a great basic recipe that can be personalized in so many ways!
# Posted By Elena S | 3/1/14 8:03 PM

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