Mains, Soup, Starters

African Peanut Soup

Cooking method:

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 45 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

African Peanut Soup

A creamy, hearty, nutritious recipe for a soup/stew that originates from West Africa. Made with simple pantry ingredients for an easy weekday meal.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts


For the roast sweet potato

  • 2 sweet potatoes (chopped)
  • 2.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • To taste salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic

For the soup

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 inch ginger (crushed)
  • 200g tinned tomato (pureed)
  • 400g coconut milk
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 125g peanut butter
  • Spinach

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  • Step 1

    First, roast the sweet potato. To do this Preheat the oven to 220C/Gas mark 7

  • Step 2

    Combine all ingredients apart from the sweet potatoes in a large bowl

  • Step 3

    Add the sweet potato and coat

  • Step 4

    Place on a large tray. Roast for 20 minutes

  • Step 5

    Next we make the soup. Heat the olive oil in the Ninja Foodi Blender & Soup Maker and add the onion, garlic, ginger and press saute

  • Step 6

    Add remaining ingredients along with the roast sweet potato, and select chunky soup

  • Step 7

    Once complete, serve with a squeeze of lime