Featured Recipe: Spicy African Peanut Soup

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 117


3 cups stock or 3 cups water
2 slices fresh ginger
1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped
2 carrots, chopped
1 yellow pepper, chopped
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper or 2 fresh chili peppers
1 tablespoon oil
2 onions, chopped
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup tomato juice
2 garlic cloves, chopped
salt and pepper


1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over high heat.

2. Add pepper, ginger, carrots, garlic, onions and cayenne or chilies.

3. Cook for 2 minutes, then add potato and stock.

4. Bring to the boil and simmer 10 minutes.

5. Transfer the vegetables to a food processor and purée until smooth.

6. Return the purée to the saucepan and stir in peanut butter and tomato juice or mash the vegetables in the saucepan until slightly lumpy.

7. Add sugar, salt and pepper.

8. Serve sprinkled with green onions.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 117
Calories from Fat: 27

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