Sweet & Spicy Peanut Soup

1 hour

Sweet & Spicy Peanut Soup

Sweet & Spicy Peanut Soup


1 Tb canola oil

1 large onion, diced (about 2 cups)

1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced (about 1 cup)

2 medium carrots, diced (about 1 cup)

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp)

1 tsp peeled and grated fresh ginger

1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed (about 2 cups)

6 cups low-sodium chicken broth

One 14.5 oz can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, with their juices

2/3 cup creamy natural peanut butter

2 tsp honey

1/2 cup chopped scallion greens (about 3 scallions)


Heat the oil in a large soup pot over med-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and carrots and cook, stirring, until the veggies soften, about 10 minutes. Add the cayenne, black pepper, garlic, and ginger and cook for 1 minute more. Stir in sweet potato, broth, and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to med-low and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

Add the peanut butter and honey. Puree the soup in the pot using an immersion blender or in a regular blender in two batches and return the soup to the pot. Serve warm garnished with scallions.


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