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15 Luscious Coconut Milk Recipes

If you have a can of coconut milk in your pantry screaming to be used, MY OH MY, do we have some delicious options for you! Creamy soups, silky sauces, steamy rice, sticky noodles and more. Let's make some coconut magic happen, shall we?

Red Curry Noodles

Lots of fresh veggies, seared tofu, slurpable noodles, and a saucy coconut red curry sauce. Stovetop to table in 30 minutes flat!

Red curry lentils with rice in a bowl with spoon.

Instant Pot Red Curry Lentils

Guess what's for dinner? Creamy, spicy, delicious red curry lentils, made in the Instant Pot.

Coconut Lime Grilled Chicken and Rice

Grilled marinated chicken, fluffy rice, and excessive handfuls of mint and cilantro, finished off with a generous drizzling of big and flavorful creamy coconut lime sauce.

Utensils sit in a bowl of rice, vegetables and tofu.

5-Ingredient Green Curry

Packed with tons of veggies, an easy green curry sauce, and finished with golden raisins and cilantro.

Vegan vodka pasta in a pan.

5 Ingredient Vegan Vodka Pasta

A creamy, tangy, luscious, and SUPER easy take on vodka pasta - and vegan! Made with just a handful of pantry ingredients in 15 minutes.

Coconut soup with veggies and tofu.

Thai Coconut Soup with Tofu and Rice

A savory coconut creamy broth, swirls of chili oil floating on top, beautiful veg and cubes of flavor-soaked tofu, and a pile of steamy rice at your service.

Pineapple pork with peppers and white rice.

Pineapple Pork with Coconut Rice

Sticky-sweet pork, juicy pineapple, fresh herbs, jalapeño, and crispy onions all served over a bed of fluffy coconut rice. SO GOOD!

Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Curry

Curry packed with nutrition! Our favorite easy, healthy, winter comfort food recipe.

Smoky Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

This lentil soup is ultra-creamy and totally vegan! Packed to the brim with veggies, red lentils, coconut milk, and lots of spices, it's a total win for the coziest months of the year!

Plates of hummus and olives on a pile of vegetables.

Curry Hummus

Smooth, creamy, and perfect for a healthy snack or in a wrap for an awesome lunch. gluten & dairy free. YUM.

Life-Changing 30 Minute Masala Sauce

Made with onions, garlic, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, lemon juice, cilantro, tomatoes, and coconut milk. Perfect sauce for veggie or chicken tikka masala!

Spicy Carrot Soup in pot with wooden spoon.

Spicy Instant Pot Carrot Soup

Curry-like spicy carrot soup made with 7 easy ingredients - in the Instant Pot if you want. Extremely smooth and velvety, and bonus: it's super healthy.

Coconut Curry Salmon

Broiled salmon with a salty-sweet spice rub, creamy coconut curry sauce, and steamy rice to soak it all up.

Tandoori chicken in bowl with rice.

Instant Pot Coconut Tandoori-Inspired Chicken

Made with rich spices and creamy coconut milk. Ridiculously easy (like, 5 minutes hands-on time) and so, so yummy! My new favorite make-ahead freezer meal.

Sweet potato peanut stew in a bowl.

Spicy Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato + Kale

Okay, YUMMMM. Comforting and SUPER nutritious. Naturally vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free, ALL THE GOOD THINGS.

One More Thing!

Looking for even more creamy cream-free yum? Check out a list of all of our dairy-free recipes!

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