Featured Recipe: Detox Soup by Lester Austin

Featured Recipe: Detox Soup by Lester Austin

Join our "Eat Well" Ambassador Lester Austin and learn how to cook a gourmet Detox Soup, loaded with nutrients and ingredients that promote and support your body's natural detoxification processes.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Detox, Fusion


  • 1 Organic Shallot Diced
  • 1 Large Organic Carrot Diced
  • 2 Tsp Organic Turmeric Grated
  • 2 Tsp Organic Garlic
  • 2 Tsp Organic Ginger
  • 1 Tbs Extra Virgin
  • 1 Tbsp Butter Flavoured Coconut Oil
  • 3 Large Organic Sweet Potato Diced
  • 3 Sprigs Organic Green Onion Chopped
  • 1 Litre Organic Chicken or Vegetable Stock
  • 2 Tsp Miso
  • 1.5 Cup Black Bean Pasta Cooked
  • 2 Tsp Organic Oregano Dried
  • 2 Tbs Organic Coriander Seeds
  • 2 Tbs Organic Anise Seed
  • 2 Tbs Organic Cumin Seed
  • 2 Roasted Red Peppers Chopped
  • 2 Tbs Kefir
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Zest
  • 0.5 Cup Organic Basil Micro Greens


  • Saute shallots, carrots, grated turmeric, ginger and garlic with coconut oil over medium heat.
  • Allow flavours to release from sauteing for a couple minutes.
  • Add sweet potato, green onion and black pepper add a little more coconut oil if needed.
  • Saute for 4 more minutes to allow flavours to combine well.
  • Add chicken or vegetable stock and miso paste.
  • Bring to a boil and allow to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • While soup is cooking, add butter flavoured coconut oil to hot pan, temper cumin, coriander and anise seeds for a couple minutes and add peppers. 
  • Saute well and add black bean pasta. Mix well and remove from heat.
  • In a small bowl, add lemon zest to Kefir.
  • Ladle some hot soup into a bowl, place desired amount of red peppers and pasta on soup, garnish with lemon Kefir and basil micro greens.