Coconut Green Bean Sweet Potato Soup by Dr. Christie Smirl

This is a delicious soup that is filling, satisfying, high in protein, low sodium and easy to digest.


  • 1.5 cup rinsed organic red lentils
  • 3 cups diced organic green beans
  • 4 cup cubed unpeeled organic sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups cubed pears
  • 1 can organic coconut milk
  • 3 Tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  •  1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Hingvashtak powder


  • Boil the lentils in 3 cups water for 30 minutes on a medium heat.
  • Steam the sweet potatoes 20 minutes or till tender.
  • Steam the pears 10 minutes (just add with sweet potatoes during last 10 minutes of steaming).
  • Steam the green beans 15 minutes (keep these separate).
  • Saute the ghee, curry powder, black pepper, salt, mustard seeds and cinnamon with 2 tablespoons water in a small pan.
  • Place all sauted spices, coconut milk, boiled lentils, steamed sweet potatoes and pears into a large pot with 2 cups water. Puree these ingredients till smooth. Stir in the diced green beans.
  • Serve hot and sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon Hingvashtak each serving.

Make 6 servings

Excellent for Vata 💨 Pitta 🔥

May be slightly Kapha 💦 provoking so I would recommend serving on top of or with a side of salad greens.

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Dr. Christie Smirl has over 25 years of medical experience. She completed a Doctorate of Ayurvedic Medicine from American University of Complimentary Medicine as well as Nurse Practitioner and Master of Science from Loma Linda University. Dr. Christie is also an E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher Trainer YACEP, Reiki Master/Teacher, Tantric Energy Healer and Musician.

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  1. Darlene downs says:

    Just wanted to let you know, this recipe is soooo declious😋. I just started following you. Thank you so much for all the time, effort and sharing you do for us. 😊🦋


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