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Monday, December 17, 2012

Groundnut Soup African Peanut Soup Recipe

African Peanut Soup Recipe is a delightful combination of tomatoes, onion, peanut butter, and chicken that make for a perfect African soup everyone around the world will enjoy. Learn how to cook 30-minute African Peanut Soup while eating and exploring our way through Africa one country at a time.

Groundnut Soup or African Peanut Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons palm oil
2 filleted chicken breasts (optional)
Groundnut Soup
photo by mealmakeovermoms
4 cups vegetable stock
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large bell pepper finely chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
16 oz can crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon red pepper flake
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon cardamom
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup uncooked rice


Directions:
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Sauté onions, bell pepper and garlic about 3 minutes. Add chicken, tomatoes, vegetable stock, peanut butter and spices. Reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes. Add rice cover and simmer 15 minutes.


Unprocessed groundnuts
Photo by CIAT International
Center for Tropical Agriculture






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