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  • African peanut soup

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    African peanut soup
    Prep: 5 min Cook: 15 min Servings: 4
    by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
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    Creamy, intense, and earthy this spicy and comforting soup has West African origins.

    Ingredients

    • ½ tbs peanut oil
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 240 g whole peeled tomatoes, cut into quarters, juice reserved
    • 80 g tomato paste
    • Pinch of sugar
    • 100 g creamy peanut butter, divided use
    • 800 ml vegetable broth from 1 cube, divided use
    • ½ tbs balsamic vinegar
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
    • 50 g basmati rice
    • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 1/3 cup peanuts, cleaned, coarsely chopped

    Directions

    1.
    Sauté onion and garlic for about 5 minutes in peanut oil over medium heat. Add whole peeled tomatoes (and their juice), tomato paste, sugar, ½ amount peanut butter, broth, vinegar, and cayenne. Whisk to combine and bring to a boil.
    2.
    Add rice, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 15 minutes until rice is tender.
    3.
    Stir in remaining broth and reserved peanut butter. Bring soup back to a simmer for 1-2 minutes.
    4.
    Ladle into bowls and garnish with chopped spring onions and peanuts.

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