Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani)

March/April 2013

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This spicy vegetable, quinoa and peanut soup recipe is a modern take on a traditional Bolivian soup recipe called Sopa de Mani. Serve this healthy quinoa soup recipe as a starter or make it a heartier meal by adding diced cooked chicken or turkey breast to the soup.

Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani)

15 Reviews for Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani)


very tasty...smells great when cooking and coworkers were drooling


I used Franks Red in this recipe for the hot sauce and it turned out great. I used 5 cups of stock and 1 cup water which also gave it a bit ore flavour. Simple and delicious recipe!

Family-Tested and Approved!

I forgot the hot sauce, and didn't feel like running to the store for parsley. Hubby and kids (3 and 6) LOVED it. I was out of vegetable broth, so MacGuyvered some up with water, a little oil, and random spices. Also threw in two packets of Goya Sazon. The soup looked exactly like the photo in the magazine! I was proud of myself! :)

With some additions

I added some diced chicken breast and kale to this and actually left out the parsley (I'm not a big parsley fan). I completely forgot to add the hot sauce. I thought my version turned out great! I suppose the addition of the chicken might have made up for the watery blandness someone else commented on.

4 out of 5 loved it

Great reviews from the 9 and 13 year old children, husband, and me; only my daughter didn't like it.

I added about 1/8 of a cup more peanut butter. Started with just a few drops of hot sauce, which was just right for me, and let the boys add more to their individual bowls.

I used a sweet potato instead of regular potato, and more red pepper cubes than called for. Seems a very versatile soup and might take any veggie well: corn, maybe something green like edammame or baby lima beans.

quick, adjust taste for each person, healthy

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