Spicy African Peanut Soup

Category : Soups

Author : d2

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Date : 11/12/2002

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
8 cups chicken broth
1 cup rice, uncooked
1 teaspoon ground thyme
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cups Salsa
1 15.5-oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup diced zucchini
2/3 cup creamy peanut butter

Instructions:

Heat oil in a large saucepan; saute onion until translucent. Add sweet potato and garlic;cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.

Add chicken broth, rice, thyme and cumin; stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender (18 to 20 minutes).

Add salsa, garbanzos and zucchini; cook until zucchini is tender, about 10 minutes. Add creamy peanut butter; stir.

Heat thoroughly, ladle into bowls; serve immediately.

Cooking Tips
Add crunchy peanut butter to this soup for more texture; serve with a few toasted, chopped peanuts sprinkled over each bowlful.


Servings: 10

Spicy African Peanut Soup claims a new-world connection because peanuts were first culitvated in tropical zones of Peru. Introduced into Africa by Portuguese explorers peanuts have become a staple. This spicy, rich soup filled with vegetables is exotic and delicious.

Estimated Times: Est. preparation time: 10 mins
Est. cooking time: 35 mins

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