1tablespoonplus 1 teaspoon low-sodium tamari or coconut aminos20 mL
In a large pot, melt the coconut oil over medium heat.
Add the onion, garlic, and ginger and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes, until the onion is translucent.
Stir in the curry paste.
In a small bowl, whisk together some of the broth with the almond butter until smooth. Add the mixture to the pot, along with the remaining broth, carrots, sweet potatoes, salt, and cayenne (if using). Stir until combined.
Bring the soup to a low boil over medium-high heat and then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, until the potatoes and carrots are fork-tender.
Ladle the soup carefully into a blender. You will likely have to do this in a couple of batches, depending on the size of your blender. With the lid slightly ajar, to allow the steam to escape, blend on low and slowly increase the speed until the soup is completely smooth. (Alternatively, you can use an immersion blender and blend the soup directly in the pot.)
Return the soup to the pot and season with salt and black pepper. If desired, you can thin the soup out with a bit more broth if you prefer a thinner soup. Reheat if necessary.
Ladle the soup into bowls and top with minced cilantro, almonds, and a squeeze of lime juice, if desired. The soup will keep in the fridge for up to a week, and freezes well for 1 to 2 months.
Roasted Tamari Almonds
Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, toss the almonds with the tamari until the almond pieces are fully coated. Spread the almonds over the prepared baking sheet in an even layer.
Roast the almonds for 9 to 12 minutes, until lightly golden. The tamari will have dried up.
Let cool completely on the pan. The almonds will harden up as they cool. Using a spoon, scrape the almonds off the parchment paper and enjoy! Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for a couple of weeks.