West African Peanut Soup

  • 1 cup onions small dice
  • 1/2 cup carrots small dice
  • 1 stalk celery small dice
  • 1 tbs ginger minced
  • 1 tbs garlic minced
  • pinch of red pepper flakes,cinnamon, coriander
  • 1 cup yams small dice
  • 1 cup white potatoes small dice
  • salt to taste
  • 8 oz crushed tomatoes
  • dash of lime juice
  • 2 tbs peanut butter
  • pinch of sugar
A cafe favorite!
Cook onions,carrots and celery in 2 tablespoons oil slowly until soft.
Add ginger, garlic spices and salt. Continue to cook for 10 minutes.
Add yams, potatoes, tomatoes and 3 cups water or stock if available.
Bring to a simmer and cook until all vegetables are tender.
Puree soup in blender with lime juice, peanut butter and sugar.
adjust seasonings if necessary.