African Yam and Peanut Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 291.7
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 632.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.7 g
  • Protein: 7.6 g

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Adapted from the wholefoods bakery I used to work at Adapted from the wholefoods bakery I used to work at
Number of Servings: 6


    8 cups Vegetable Stock
    1 large onion, chopped
    6T minced garlic
    5 cloves minced garlic
    1T cumin
    2T coriander
    1/2 t cayenne
    1t paprika
    1 red pepper diced
    4 yams, peeled and chopped
    3 tomatoes, seeded, peeled and chopped (or substitute 1/2 a 15 oz can)
    5T natural peanut butter
    4T lime juice


Makes 6 large servings

- Saute the onions in a large dutch oven with non-fat cooking spray until soft. Add the diced red pepper and the yams. Add your seasonings (to taste- add and omit if you like)

- Add vegetable stock, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and add the tomatoes and peanut butter. Simmer for 30 minutes.

-Puree all or half of the soup, returning to pot- add lime juice and simmer 10 more minutes

This soup can be garnished with crushed dry roasted peanuts, cilantro leaf and extra lime juice, although no garnishes are included in teh calorie count.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISSVYKY.

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