West African Peanut Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by JackieOhNo

This vegetarian, dairy-free soup is quite thick. Thin with a little water if desired.

Top Review by averybird

Smooth and creamy goodness. My husband who adores PB was in heaven! I added 1/3 cup tomato juice to thin the soup instead of water and seasoned it up with salt, pepper, and extra ginger. Served with bread for dipping. Thank you, JackieOhNo! [Made for the Best of 2011 Tag Game]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Stir in yellow onions and carrots and cook, stirring often, until onions are soft, about 3 minutes. Add ginger and cayenne; cook 1 minute.
  2. Add sweet potato, 2 cups water, tomato juice, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, until potatoes are soft, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  3. Ladle soup into the bowl of a food processor. Add peanut butter. Cover and process until smooth. Pour into a clean pan.
  4. Heat soup over low heat. Add remaining 1/2 cup water to thin, if desired. Ladle into soup bowls and top each serving with green onions.

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