Coconut Green Soup with Celery, Kale & Ginger

Coconut Green Soup with Celery, Kale & Ginger

Coconut green soup with celery, kale and ginger is velvety, reassuring, and corrective with a touch of spice. Delicious and extremely healthy.

Overhead shot of ingredients for soup on a white marble background and bamboo cutting board.

A white Dutch oven with tons of chopped chard added to it. A wooden spoon is sticking out of the pot.

This takes place to me every other week or two. I purchase celery to utilize as a base element of dishes, like in a soup, veggie stock, or grain pilaf. Then, undoubtedly, I get a good quantity of limp celery stalks simply being in my crisper without any genuine end function. I generally take that as my hint to make more veggie stock. However why refrain from doing something where celery gets an opportunity to shine a bit? I had some similarly non-vibrant greens spending time and understood that I required a soothing coconut green soup with celery, great deals of spices, and hearty garnishes.

Other ideas that I required this radiant green soup: we had a very hectic weekend that paved the way to great deals of snacking and a couple of takeout boxes. We’re getting a brand-new outdoor patio took into our yard and, since of some last-minute scheduling, we understood that we required to remove our existing deck and some shrubs ASAP. I remained within a comfy caffeine high for about 3 days directly, and was type of thinking of pizza whenever I wasn’t really consuming pizza haha.

I understood that I required a little bit of a reset day to simply consume truly vibrant and easy things. Healthy smoothies, lots of water, hot tea, and this vibrantly green and beautiful soup! We have actually been having some cool and wet nights, so a warm bowl of this filled up with garnishes felt so excellent.

I believe this coconut green soup is open to lots of analysis. You might utilize radish/carrot tops, nettles, or ramp greens. Fennel rather of celery. Perhaps purée some drenched cashews or pistachios in the mix. Usage cashew milk or a thick homemade almond milk rather of coconut. And garnish it nevertheless you like to truly make it your own! These are my preferred type of dishes since they’re versatile and constantly within reach, no matter what type of week you’re having.

Some other easy combined soups that you may like: fennel walnut soup with turmeric and leeks, kabocha squash and chestnut soup, and this carrot ginger soup with tahini cream.

Up close shot of chopped celery on a bamboo cutting board

An up close shot of kale wilting in a pot of soup with a big puddle of creamy coconut milk in the middle.

An overhead shot of bright green coconut green soup on top of a white marble background. There is a grey napkin nearby. The soup is garnished with cooked black rice, chickpeas, avocado, and fresh herbs.

An up close, overhead shot of bright green coconut green soup.The soup is garnished with cooked black rice, chickpeas, avocado, and fresh herbs.

Coconut Green Soup with Celery, Kale & Ginger

Coconut green soup with celery, kale and ginger is velvety, reassuring, and corrective with a touch of spice. Delicious and extremely healthy.

PREPARATION TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes OVERALL TIME 40 minutes

Course Main Dish, Soup Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 6

Author: Laura Wright


  • Mixer

Active Ingredients


  • 1 teaspoon entire cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon entire coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 big shallot, sliced (about 3/4 cup diced shallot)
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 little lot of celery, sliced ( about 4 cups sliced celery)
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 3 inches fresh ginger, peeled and sliced (approximately 2 tablespoons)
  • 6 cups veggie stock
  • sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups sliced and loaded greens ( I utilized kale and a little bit of chard)
  • 1 14-ounce can complete fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

For Topping/Garnishing

  • prepared wild rice
  • prepared lentils or chickpeas
  • sliced ripe avocado
  • additional coconut milk
  • olive oil or chili-infused olive oil
  • sliced basil or chives


  • Heat a big, heavy pot over medium heat. Include the cumin and coriander seeds to the pot and toast in the dry pot till aromatic, about 1 minute. Eliminate the spices from the pot and grind them to a powder. Reserve.
  • Drop the coconut oil into the pot and let it melt/heat up for 30 seconds. Include the shallots to the pot and cook, stirring often, till soft and clear, about 3 minutes. Include the zucchini, celery, and apple to the pot and stir. Include the ginger, ground cumin and coriander to the pot and stir to disperse the spices amongst the veggies.
  • Include the veggie stock to the pot and stir. Season with salt and pepper. Bring the veggies and broth to a boil and after that simmer, stirring occasionally, till the zucchini is extremely tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Include the sliced greens and coconut milk to the pot and stir to blend. Keep simmering and stirring till the greens have actually wilted and are intense green. Eliminate the veggies and stock from the heat.
  • Purée the soup with a stick mixer or in batches utilizing an upright mixer. Return the puréed soup to the pot and bring it to a boil. Stir the fresh lime juice into the soup and change any other flavoring. Serve coconut green soup hot with any garnishes you like.


  • I prepare a diced zucchini in this soup to make it a little additional bit velvety, however if you have actually prepared white or navy beans on hand, you might toss 3/4 cup of them into the soup right prior to you purée it for a comparable texture and additional protein.

Program Conceal 47 remarks

  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker

    We are having the wettest/rainiest weather condition today and this soup is going to take place to repair all of those issues! I do not understand what it had to do with recently, however I likewise fell under a hole of pizza/cookies/coffee as a diet plan, so I felt BLAH after it too. Cheers to resetting! Reply

    • Laura

      Considering that we’re overall specialists, we ought to compose a book about the pizza cookies and coffee diet plan!:D
      xoxo L Reply

  • Sarah|Well and Complete

    Absolutely nothing much better than a fresh, tidy soup after a weekend of takeout;-RRB- And I enjoy that you let the celery shine in this dish … so typically it’s simply in the background in a stock. However I enjoy that fresh celery taste!! Reply

  • Monica

    Hi, if you wish to utilize beans do you erase the zucchini that’s noted in the active ingredients list or was the zucchini you included addition to the one in the active ingredients list? Thanks, I ENJOY< LOVE< LOVE your website and dishes ... Reply

    • Laura

      Thanks a lot, Monica! I type of recommend prepared beans in location of the zucchini, however you COULD usage both if you desire! Simply include a little additional veggie broth if you do:-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • Amy|The Entire Food Rainbow

    Hey Laura! Wow that soup looks so lovely. I enjoy celery a lot I utilized to be the very same and it ‘d simply sit there and now I consume it every day, as crudité and in green juices. I enjoy its saltiness. It’s so lovely in soup though isn’t it:-RRB- Reply

  • Heather

    Love this soup. Love the images. Love whatever about it! I’m feeling you with the entire garden thing. I invested the recently pulling weeds, planting shrubs, and so on and we have actually had a continuous supply of pizza in the refrigerator for snacking. I remain in genuine requirement of some wholesome consumes. I saw some photos of your brand-new outdoor patio on snapchat. Love it. Appears like the supreme chill zone. Reply

  • Jessie Snyder|Faring Well

    I am so thrilled to see what remains in shop for your brand-new deck woman! Caring your snaps of the procedure too, so enjoyable that you have all that area to have fun with. And this soup, so creative and reassuring. Perfect for lazy veggies and damp, spring nights. And this color, ** dreamy **– xo Reply

  • Maya|Spice + Sprout

    I am completely feeling you on that rainy Ontario spring! Butttttt to be sincere I type of love the relaxing aspect of all of it. Simply drinking some tea inside or wallowing outdoors in a raincoat are a few of my preferred spring activities;-RRB- This soup looks so intense and delicious! Reply

  • Cesca

    This made me smile in acknowledgment about the celery!!! This dish sounds fantastic, and I will attempt it later on … I most likely have nearly whatever in your home currently too, which is even much better. I enjoy your dishes and lovely images. One small idea, and I do not understand how you do it, however when I get an e-mail informing me there’s a brand-new post, both the sender and the subject line is simply The Very first Mess. It would be terrific if you might put the title of the post in the subject line rather, so I have a concept what it has to do with. I generally look anyhow, however simply a tip, just like other comparable mails I typically simply erase them without reading, as all of us get a lot mail in our in-boxes nowadays. Off to print the dish and celery coconut soup will be on the menu soon. Thank you. Reply

    • Laura

      Thanks a lot Cesca! I truly value your feedback on the e-mails. I will switch the blog site’s e-mail service, so ideally the subject line thing will be simple to alter:-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • Jen

    Oh, this sounds scrumptious! I can’t wait to attempt it!!!:-RRB- xxx Reply

  • La small poire

    What a stunning dish! I enjoy the addition of the apple too. I can’t wait to attempt it out. Thank you a lot for sharing Reply

  • Gabriele

    I want you would publish calories and dietary material. Love your website. Told my physician to inspect it out and he is connected! Reply

    • Laura

      Hey Gabriele! I value this feedback and your compliments on the website. I do not generally do the calorie and nutrient counting thing myself, however comprehend that it’s important for lots of individuals. Under factor to consider!;-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • Jaime

    Story of my fridge’s life! I hardly ever, hardly ever disregard fresh food so long that it spoils, however quite typically I’ll keep it around till it’s too soaked to consume raw (guess I’m constantly awaiting some best method to utilize it, which usually, does not enter your mind). I was simply questioning what to do with my zombie celery and this soup appears like simply the important things. Reply

  • Jodi

    I understand that feeling all too well. We have actually simply recently crossed the nation and after a couple of days in the vehicle, and moving into a brand-new kitchen area with just a bag of oats and a container of harissa, my body is craaaaving a huge bowl of something green like this soup. I enjoy this in between season where the days are warm and the nights are chillier, salads for lunch for soups and supper. Pleased days. Best of luck with the outside renos– caring (addicted?) to all the snapchats x Reply

  • Allyson

    Oh woman, I hear you on the celery scenario and on requiring a reset day. I’m completely taking this. Reply

  • Cassie

    Delicious! I believe that cooking your own broth in your home is extraordinary for decreasing food waste and making much healthier options than the store-bought items! I would enjoy to attempt this– does the coconut taste truly sweet in this soup? Reply

    • Laura

      Hey Cassie! I completely concur with you on the broth thing. The coconut milk truly simply supplies a touch of creaminess I discover. Once it’s combined with the spices, the spicy ginger, and all the veggies, it’s overall mouth-watering consistency:-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • danielle|rooting the sun

    Laura, truly fantastic soup. I am a celery fiend, which all frequently provides the feared stacks of celery asses in my fridge. It does not get prettier than this, lady. xo Reply

  • Jessica

    This is scrumptious! I pushed a little garlic in at the end– I simply felt the requirement.
    Likewise, this soup is terrific cold (well space temperature).
    Thanks! Reply

  • thefolia

    I can’t wait to make this … I understand I will enjoy it. Thanks for sharing usages for celery, I too constantly have them on hand for my stock– enjoy me my stock! Reply

  • Alexandra

    Laura, I enjoy that you provided simple ol’ celery an opportunity in the spotlight versus being a backup dancer all these years. Well done! Love that crunchy soup topping concept:-RRB- Reply

  • Brian @ An Idea For Food

    I completely concur that celery is underused and I have actually begun preparing with it a lot more. However this soup … this striking soup … well, I never ever might envision that something so lovely might originate from celery. Reply

  • Crystine

    Remarkable! Made this tonight and it might have been my child women preferred meal yet. I topped it with roasted black chickpeas (that we grew) and olive oil. Delicious! Reply

  • Jenny

    Simply made a huge batch of this soup and I needed to comment. The taste is so intense with the celery, apples and lime juice. Love the taste and colour. Thanks for sharing! Reply

  • Megan Reynolds

    Hey There! Can’t wait to make this! If I do not have entire cumin and coriander seeds on hand, can I replace 1 tsp ground? Thanks! Reply

    • Laura

      Yes naturally!
      – L Reply

  • Lauren

    Yum! Does this soup shop well in the fridge? I have throughout the day classes 4 days a week so I’m searching for a soup I can prepare on a Sunday and simply warm up and take in a thermos with me the remainder of the week! Reply

    • Laura

      Yes, it holds over terrific! The flavour really increases as it “marinades” in the refrigerator. The dazzling green will fade a bit as you reheat however, so you understand!
      – L Reply

  • Jennifer

    The soup was scrumptious. I could not get it as smooth as the images reveal with an immersion or the mixer. I topped it with lime, basil and roasted chickpeas. Reply

  • Elizabeth

    This is simply beautiful! My young child devoured it– I’ve really hardly ever seen him consume something so gladly as this– bowl after bowl! I puréed it to extremely extremely smooth in my vita mix. Topped with absolutely nothing at all– was fantastic precisely as is! A guaranteed keeper and felt extremely great on this rainy spring night. Reply

  • Mercedes Vela

    If I do not have cumin seeds I can simply utilize cumin powder right? Very same quantity? Love all your dishes. Your entire website is motivating!! Xoxo Reply

    • Laura

      Yes, the powder is completely great! Thank you a lot:-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • Tess C

    Made this soup today w navy beans and their cooking liquid and it was magnificent! So fresh and tasty. Thanks Laura! Reply

  • Victoria Palmer

    We have actually made this two times in as numerous weeks and I can’t get enough of it. My young child consumes it much faster than I have actually seen her consume anything. Ever. Thank you for this dish, we specifically enjoy making it with our yard chard, kale and zucchini. Reply

  • Katie

    I definitely love this soup! I have a mast cell illness that makes food digestion rather tough from time to time. Puréed soups are generally a solution however can be type of a downer. This soup though is constantly reassuring therefore scrumptious! Thank you! Reply

  • Kate Henderson

    5 stars
    This was extremely scrumptious, however my stick mixer truly didn’t work. Do not like the transfer thing, however it deserved it! Reply

  • Jennifer

    5 stars
    This was sensational! I included the white beans in location of zucchini and I utilized rainbow chard and a little spinach. Likewise included turmeric and cayenne. Terrific along with homemade support. Will be making once again. Thank you for the dish! Reply

  • Allison

    5 stars
    Oh definitely enjoy this soup. I made it 2 weeks earlier and it wasn’t rather thick enough so I included a whole cup of cashews and wow did that bring it to nextlevel. I simply made it once again last night and this time I included a cup of cashews and about 3 force cup of pistachios. They truly had a great deal of bass and richness no one would ever believe this was a vegan non-dairy soup. Out of this world thank you a lot for the dish I made it for my manager and she is blown away! Reply

  • Alice

    This sounds terrific, I tend to prevent apples and have actually discovered them in a number of your soup dishes. Does it work without or could I replace it for something else? Thanks Reply

    • Laura

      Hi There Alice,
      In this dish, you might replace it with pear or simply leave it out completely!
      – L Reply

  • Pruedonce

    Attempted this one for the very first time and I need to state I definitely enjoy it !! Will absolutely be including this one to my soup rotation:-RRB- Reply

  • Blaire

    5 stars
    I made this delish soup tonight. It was intense, healthy and velvety. We enjoyed it. The capture of lime and drizzle of some excellent olive oil, and black pepper on top, is all we required. We had some hearty toast with coconut butter on the side. I’ll be making this once again and once again! It’s nutrition thick therefore rewarding. Reply

  • Donna in Brooklyn

    I have a concern– if I wish to freeze this soup after I make it, should I hold back on including the coconut milk till I’m all set to serve it? Thanks. Reply

    • Laura

      Hi There Donna,
      Apologies for the late reply. You might freeze the soup with or without the coconut milk included! It will be great in any case as soon as reheating. Just thing I can consider in. regards to a note with freezing this soup: the green colour will not be as dynamic after freezing and reheating. It will taste simply as terrific though!:-RRB-
      – L Reply

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