African Peanut Soup

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 588 calories
    • Calories 231 calories from fat
    • Fat 26 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 1,326 mg
    • Protein 23 g
    • Carbohydrate 67 g
    • Sugar 14 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 33 mg

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic until fragrant, 1 minute.Add the tomatoes (and their juices), tomato paste, peanut butter, broth, vinegar, cayenne, and 1 teaspoon salt. Whisk to combine. Bring to a boil.Add the rice, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until the rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with the scallions and peanuts.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  2. Check 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  3. Check 1 28-ounce can chopped tomatoes in juice
  4. Check 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
  5. Check 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  6. Check 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  7. Check 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  8. Check 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  9. Check 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  10. Check 1 cup white rice
  11. Check 6 scallions, chopped
  12. Check 1/4 cup salted peanuts, roughly chopped

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic until fragrant, 1 minute.
  2. Add the tomatoes (and their juices), tomato paste, peanut butter, broth, vinegar, cayenne, and 1 teaspoon salt. Whisk to combine. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add the rice, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until the rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with the scallions and peanuts.