African Peanut Soup
Great textures and flavors combine in this comforting traditional soup from western Africa. Enjoy it as a starter or as a light meal.
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 medium sized onions, diced
2 large red or green peppers, chopped small
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2/3 cup extra crunchy natural peanut butter
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
- Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook onions and bell peppers until lightly browned and tender, adding in garlic at the end to keep from burning.
- Stir in tomatoes and their liquid, the vegetable broth, pepper, and chili powder. Reduce heat to low, uncover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Stir in peanut butter and cilantro until well blended, and serve.
► Cost Per Serving: $1.49
*All costs based on actual grocery store prices. Prices may vary by location.