This tasty soup consists of quite a lot of ingredients, but it is easy to make and it is served in East, West and Central Africa.
What you need:
1½ tsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, diced
1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger
4 cups vegetable broth, low-sodium
1 can diced tomatoes
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
½ cup natural peanut butter
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp ground coriander
¼ tsp sea salt
¼ tsp ground cayenne pepper
¼ tsp cinnamon
6 cups finely chopped Swiss chard
roasted peanuts, for garnishing
How you make it:
- Heat olive oil in a large sauce pan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion and ginger and stir frequently until the onions are softened (approx. 3 min.).
- Add 1 cup of water, vegetable broth, tomatoes,sweet potatoes, peanut butter, cumin, coriander, salt, cayenne and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cover the pot. Let simmer until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally (approx. 12 min.)
- Add Swiss chard and continue simmering until chard has wilted for about 2 minutes.
Serve soup and garnish with whole-grain croutons.