Sackville'sSpicy African Peanut Soup

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Sackville'sSpicy African Peanut Soup
Sackville's Spicy African Peanut Soup



PREP 10 mins

COOK 20 mins


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 or 2 fresh chili peppers

1 tablespoon oil

2 onions, chopped

3 green onions, chopped

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1⁄2 cup peanut butter

1 cup tomato juice

2 garlic cloves, chopped

salt and pepper



Heat the oil in a large saucepan over high heat.

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

Cook for 2 minutes, then add potato and stock.

Bring to the boil and simmer 10 minutes.

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

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

Add sugar, salt and pepper.

Serve sprinkled with green onions.