Friday, 22 June 2012

West African Peanut Soup

Popular dish at Prairie Ink Restaurant at McNally Robinson Bookstore, Winnipeg MB
Courtesy of  “Ciao”  magazine

3/4 cup diced carrot
3/4 cup diced celery
3/4 cup diced white onion
3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
11 cups water
2 cups smooth peanut butter
14 oz (398 ml) can whole tomatoes with juice
1 tbsp kosher or sea salt
½ tsp cayenne pepper

In large pot saute carrot, celery and onion in about 2 tbsp of vegetable oil until soft.  Add sweet potatoes and cover with water.  Bring to boil and simmer until potatoes are tender.  Add remaining ingredients.  Puree soup until smooth.  Adjust seasoning to your own taste.  You may also add extra water if you prefer a thinner soup.

1 comment:

  1. mmmm....that just sounds so delicious! thanks for sharing!