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African Peanut Soup

May/June 1998

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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.



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African Peanut Soup Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, scant 1 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 10-ounce can condensed tomato soup
  • 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth, or 1 3/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  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.

Nutrition

Per serving: 138 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 2 mg cholesterol; 16 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 412 mg sodium; 214 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 fat


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Recipe Categories

Servings
4
Main Ingredient
Beans/Legumes
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Dinner

Season
Spring
Fall
Winter
Ethnic/Regional
African
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Publication
May/June 1998
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