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Vegetarian West African Soup
Vegetarian West African Soup

Category: Soup | Serves: 8

(185 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 386
Protein: 16 g
Carbs: 61 g
Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 391 mg
Fiber: 11 g

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Sweet, spicy and nutty - this soup combines the flavors of African cooking.
2 cups onions, chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/3 cup peanut butter
6 cups sweet potatoes (not yams), peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 (15 1/2 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, undrained
2 (14 1.2 ounce) or 1 (32 ounce) cans low-sodium vegetable broth
1 (28 ounce) can diced or crushed tomatoes, undrained
1 Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large saucepan and sauté onions until they start to brown.
2 Stir in the rest of the ingredients then raise heat to bring to a boil.
3 Reduce heat to low then cover and let simmer for 45 minutes or until sweet potatoes are softened.

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