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African Peanut Soup


From EatingWell:  May/June 1998

This earthy soup is traditionally served during Kwanzaa celebrations in the United States. Pantry items make it a snap to whip up on any night.

4 servings, scant 1 cup each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes



  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan and sauté onion until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in curry powder and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Add condensed tomato soup and broth or water. Bring to a simmer. Whisk in peanut butter and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.


Per serving : 138 Calories; 6 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 2 mg Cholesterol; 16 g Carbohydrates; 5 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 412 mg Sodium; 214 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 fat