African-Peanut-soup (1)

35 min

African Peanut Soup

Tomato paste with chilli and peanut butter is a West African sauce for sweet potatoes, rice, meat or veggies in countries like Benin. You could also puree the sweet potatoes instead of leaving them in blocks.

Ingredients

4-5 servings

800 g
400 g
1

Sweet potatoes
Spinach leaves
Cucumber

Bread or rice (optional)

15-20 g
140 g
3 TBL sp
1 tea sp
1 tea sp
500 ml
1
2 cloves

Ginger
Tomato paste
Peanut butter
Chilli
Cinnamon
Stock (beef)
Onion
Garlic

Prep

10 min

  1. Dice onion and mince garlic
  2. Grate ginger
  3. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into blocks
  4. Slice cucumber

Cook

25 min

pan 2 red

Sauté onions and sweet potato

medium heat ~4 min, season with salt and pepper

Boil water and mix stock

Add ginger and garlic

~4 min

Add cinnamon and chilli

~1 min

Add tomato paste

~1 min

Add peanut butter, then add stock

simmer with lid on ~10 min, taste and add salt and pepper if needed

Add spinach

simmer ~5 min

waves

Make it a dinner party

Garnish with fresh coriander

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