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African Peanut Soup | Sweet Potato Peanut Soup Recipe

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

African Peanut Soup | Sweet Potato Peanut Soup Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine African
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 310 kcal


  • 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.

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