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Spicy Groundnut Soup
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Spicy Groundnut Soup

An earthy and slightly nutty vegetable soup
Course Soup
Keyword Jalapeno Pepper
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 228kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon groundnut oil coconut oil is a good replacement
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika heaped
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 large bay leaf
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 4 cups vegetable stock or chicken stock
  • 4 potatoes large
  • 4 tomatoes large
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning

Instructions

  • Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the oil
  • Peel and crush the garlic cloves and finely dice the onion then add to the pan
  • Cut the flesh or the jalapeno into small chunks removing seeds and add to the pan stirring gently to avoid burning
  • Add all of the spice powders and stir for 1 minute to release the flavors
  • Reduce to a low-medium heat
  • Stir in the peanut butter - it should melt down slowly
  • Roughly cube the tomatoes and potatoes then add them to the soup
  • Place the bay leaf and thyme on top and pour over the stock
  • Cover and cook gently for 35 minutes on a low simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking
  • Serve with some finely chopped cilantro and a wedge of lime

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Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 718mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 474IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 4mg