African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Soup
Sang An

Serves 4
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
peanut oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
28-ounce can chopped tomatoes in juice
1
6-ounce can tomato paste
1/2
cup
creamy peanut butter
4
cups
low-sodium chicken broth
1
tablespoon
balsamic vinegar
1/4
teaspoon
cayenne pepper
2
teaspoons
kosher salt
1
cup
white rice
6
scallions, chopped
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.
Emma Knowles
August 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 231
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.