African Style Chicken Peanut Soup With Potatoes

READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    medium sweet potato (cut into about 1-inch cubes or a little larger)
  • 1
    large russet potato (peeled and cut into cubes)
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons fresh minced garlic (or to taste)
  • 1
    small red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2
    small jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 -4
    teaspoons cumin
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil (use more if desired)
  • 1
    tablespoon butter (or use all oil)
  • 2
    cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 -2
    cup prepared salsa (mild or spicy)
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 13
  • salt and black pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil and butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add in both potatoes onion, garlic, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper and cumin; saute for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Add in chicken, salsa, cumin, chicken broth and black beans; simmer for about 25-30 minutes.
  • Add in peanut butter, season with salt and pepper to taste cook stirring for 3 minutes.
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