This recipe of sweet potato and peanut soup offers a quick, nutrient dense meal. It takes about 15 minutes preparation and around 20 minutes of cooking. This soup is rich in vitamin C, A and B6 from the sweet potato and omega 3 fatty acids from the peanuts. Omega 3 fatty acid are essential in our diet as they manage to reduce the bad cholesterol produced by our body.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large sweet potatoes, diced
  • 3 L tomatoes
  • 3 L light coconut milk
  • 5 L water
  • 1 teaspoon curry
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 80g chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter



  • Put the olive oil in a large pot and heat over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft.
  • Add the sweet potatoes, tomatoes, coconut milk, water, spices and peanuts. Cook until the potato is fork-tender.
  • Add the peanut butter and cook until it becomes thick and creamy
  • Top with more peanuts, garnish with mint and serve.


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