Spicy Peanut Soup

"I received this recipe from Carolina Rice. It's a nice and hearty soup. RICH! (African touch with the sweet potatoes and beans)!"
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  • In a large saucepan, heat vegetable oil to medium-high heat and saute the onions, sweet potato, and garlic, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth, thyme, cumin, and rice.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until rice is cooked and vegetables are tender, 18-20 minutes.
  • Add the salsa, beans and zucchini; cook until zucchini is tender about 10 minutes.
  • Add peanut butter and stir until completely combined.

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  1. What a warming, rich, soup ! In my opinion, this is restaurant quality ! It is a keeper recipe and I will definatley make this again!!
  2. This is more like a stew than a soup, but I loved it. My children enjoyed theirs, but hubby really didn't like it (but he dislikes peanut butter, so no surprises there). I cut back on the chickpeas and only added 3x300g cans instead of the 3x500g the recipes called for, and I think that was enough. It made a huge amount of soup, so I'm hoping it freezes and reheats well. Very tasty :) Made for ZWT7 - Africa
  3. Great flavour. I added some salt and pepper because I felt it needed a bit, and I added only 16oz of chickpeas. I didn't want to have the soup TOO thick and heavy. Other than that I followed the recipe. It's a nice thick hearty soup, which I love to have for dinner. It was easy and will make it again.
  4. Love it! The spices were a lovely blend and so hearty. This would be a great winter dish as well. made for the ZWT7, Shady Ladies. Thanks for a keeper.
  5. The adults loved it. I agree that is is more a stew than soup. My son said it was too spicy after three bites and my daughter said it was dinosaur poop. Reviewed for ZWT 7.



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