BANANA and COCONUT SOUP
A different but intriguing African Recipe for Soup
When Bananas are used in the place of, or together with, other vegetables, they can be used in almost any way that potatoes can be used.
This African recipe for Banana and Coconut Soup highlights this and produces a very tasty easily prepared soup.
In making this soup please ensure that you use GREEN BANANAS if you are not going to use plantains
12 green bananas or plantains
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups coconut milk
1 cup coconut cream
1 small onion
½ hot pepper
To Make this Banana SoupPeel and grate the bananas or preferably puree in a blender
Mix with the chicken stock and pass through a fine mesh sieve
Peel the onion and chop finely
Seed the pepper and chop finely
Sautée the onion and pepper until the onion becomes translucent.
Add all the ingredients together and heat but do not allow to boil.
Serve piping hot with croutons.
The banana soup may be decorated with fresh parsley.
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