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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.
Course Soup
Cuisine Detox, Fusion
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 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.