One of My New Favorite Recipes…

I really enjoy spicy food…  Not only hot, but also savory…  I hope you enjoy this recipe…  Let me know what you think…

Senegalese Peanut Soup

Makes 4 servings

1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

3 tablespoons natural creamy peanut butter

1 teaspoon peanut oil

2 onions, finely chopped

1 (1-inch) piece of peeled fresh ginger, minced

1 ½ teaspoons curry powder

½ teaspoon ground cumin

1 (14 ½ – ounce) can diced tomatoes

¼ teaspoon cayenne, or to taste

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  1.  In a blender or food processor, combine the chickpeas, ½ cup of the stock, and the peanut butter; puree.
  1. In a large nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven, heat the oil.  Sauté the onions and ginger until the onions are soft, 7-8 minutes.  Stir in the curry powder and cumin; sauté 1 minute longer.  Add the remaining 2 ½ cups of stock, the tomatoes and the chickpea mixture; simmer 5 minutes to blend the flavors.  Season with the cayenne.  Add cilantro after you remove the pan from the burner.

Per Serving:

210 Calories

8 g. Fat, 2 g. Sat. Fat, 0 g. Trans Fat

0 mg Cholesterol

217 mg Sodium

26 g. Carbohydrate

7 g. Fiber

11 g. Protein

Posted on January 13, 2012, in Recipes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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