Spicy African Peanut Soup

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

We served this on Christmas Eve to friends and family and it was a universal hit! Very filling and its orange colour looks beautiful in a bowl.

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  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over high heat.
  2. Add pepper, ginger, carrots, garlic, onions and cayenne or chilies.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes, then add potato and stock.
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer the vegetables to a food processor and purée until smooth.
  6. Return the purée to the saucepan and stir in peanut butter and tomato juice or mash the vegetables in the saucepan until slightly lumpy.
  7. Add sugar, salt and pepper.
  8. Serve sprinkled with green onions.