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African Peanut Soup

Although it's a soup I decided to include in the main course section. It's so rich and creamy (ah the peanut butter!!!) that it will fill you up. Warming spices adds some amazing aroma. It's quick to prepare it from your every day pantry ingredients...African Peanut Stew can help you fall in love with soups again. Soups are great idea for a quick meal, but they can also help you to lose some weight and smuggle extra nutrient into your diet . Why is that ? Check out this article to find out why to include more soups into your diet. 


✅1 finely chopped onion
✅3 minced cloves of garlic
✅1 inch of peeled and minced ginger
✅600 ml veggie broth (home made or shop bought)
✅1 chili - finely chopped - adjust amount to your personal preference
✅2 teaspoons coriander powder
✅1 teaspoon cumin powder
✅1 teaspoon smoked paprika
✅1 big sweet potato, cubed - approx 300g
✅2 tablespoons of tomato paste
✅100g roughly chopped spinach or kale
✅180g smooth or chunky peanut butter - depends on your preferences
✅Juice from 1/2 lemon
✅Greens for garnish


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1.Fry the onion, garlic and ginger using water frying method
2. Add coriander and cumin powder and smoked paprika
3. Then add sweet potatoes, vegetable stock and simmer for about 20 minutes
4. Stir in peanut butter, tomato paste and chopped spinach or kale.
5. Let it simmer for approx 10 minutes until sweet potatoes are soft
6. Just before serving add lemon juice, garnish with peanuts and green herbs

Happy Cooking 👩‍🍳

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