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African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Soup
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  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.
By September, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 588Calories From Fat 231
  • Fat 26g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 1,326mg
  • Protein 23g
  • Carbohydrate 67g
  • Sugar 14g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 33mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

African Peanut Soup
The soup can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.