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African Yam & Peanut Soup

Prep
Cook
Serves 4people
Ingredients
8
cups vegetable stock
1
tbsp grapeseed oil
2
onions, diced
1/3
cup fresh ginger, grated
5
cloves garlic, crushed
1
tbsp curry powder
1/2
tsp cayenne pepper
1
tsp salt
540
ml (19 oz) can diced tomatoes
1
red bell pepper, diced
4
medium yams, peeled and chopped
75
ml (14 oz) can of pineapple in pineapple juice
3
tbsp unsweetened smooth peanut butter
2
limes, juice
.
To serve:
Lime wedges
Hot sauce (optional)
Fresh cilantro
Coarsely chopped roasted peanuts
Directions
1.
Heat oil in a large, heavy bottomed soup pot. Add onions and cook until translucent. Add ginger, garlic and spices and cook over medium heat until fragrant. Add bell pepper, tomatoes and yams and stir to combine. Cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently to ensure to spices don't burn.
2.
Add stock to the soup pot, bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until yams are tender, 10-15 minutes, depending on the size of your yam chunks.
3.
Add peanut butter and pineapple, reserving the pineapple juice in the can. Simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
4.
Puree the soup until smooth using either an immersion blender or a counter-top blender (you will have to blend it in batches using a counter-top blender). Add pineapple juice and lime juice and stir to combine.
5.
Serve with additional lime wedges, hot sauce, fresh cilantro and a sprinkle of chopped peanuts.

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