Sweet & Spicy Peanut Soup

Laura Machell and simpledish.com

Sweet & Spicy Peanut Soup

Sweet & Spicy Peanut Soup is a soup brimming with nutrients and antioxidants plus it is really easy to make!

Ingredients
•1 tbsp. canola oil
•1 large onion, diced (about 2 cups)
•1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced (about 1 cup)
•2 medium carrots, diced (about 1 cup)
•1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
•1/2 tsp. black pepper
•1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp)
•1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed (about 2 cups)
•1 tsp. peeled and grated fresh ginger
•6 cups vegetable stock
•One 14.5 oz. can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, with their juices
•2/3 cup creamy natural peanut butter
•2 tsp honey
•1/2 cup chopped scallion greens (about 3 scallions)

Directions:
1.Heat the oil in a large soup pot over med-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and carrots and cook, stirring, until the veggies soften, about 10 minutes.
2.Add the cayenne, black pepper, garlic, and ginger and cook for 1 minute more. Stir in sweet potato, stock, and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to med-low and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
3.Add the peanut butter and honey. Puree the soup in the pot using an immersion blender or in a regular blender in two batches and return the soup to the pot. Serve warm garnished with scallions

Prep: 12 min
Cook:40 min
Yield: 6 servings
Level: Easy
Recipe courtsey of Laura Machell and simpledish.com