African Peanut Soup is a perfect dish for those who enjoy a meal with a bit of a kick. It will fill your kitchen with a delightful aroma.
African Peanut Soup | Sweet Potato Peanut Soup Recipe
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup smooth peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- Fresh cilantro, for garnish
- Begin by heating up the olive oil in a spacious pot on medium heat.
- Now, add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is translucent.
- Add the sweet potatoes, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine.
- Pour in the vegetable broth, then cover the pot and let the soup simmer until the sweet potatoes are soft about 20 minutes.
- Stir in the peanut butter and tomato paste until they're fully incorporated.
- Use an immersion blender to blend the soup until it's smooth.
- Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.
This Spicy Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato is a delightful combination of flavors that will excite your palate. The sweetness of the sweet potatoes perfectly balances the spicy kick from the cayenne pepper. The creamy peanut butter adds a rich depth of flavor and a comforting creaminess to the soup.