African Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup Recipe

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African Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup
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  1. Heat oil over medium high heat and add onions. Saute for a few minutes, until starting to show a little color.
  2. Add garlic and ginger, and sauté a few more minutes. Stir in spices. Add cabbage, sweet potato, eggplant (if using), broth, tomatoes, apple juice, and salt.
  3. Cover and bring to a boil. Simmer, mostly covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Check sweet potatoes for doneness. Turn off heat, stir in peanut butter until melts, then add lemon juice to combine.
  5. Serve topped with cilantro, parsley, and peanuts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 175.48 Kcal (735 kJ)
Calories from fat 66.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.36g 11%
Cholesterol 3.54mg 1%
Sodium 213.37mg 9%
Potassium 632.18mg 13%
Total Carbs 23.08g 8%
Sugars 10.25g 41%
Dietary Fiber 7.56g 30%
Protein 7.01g 14%
Vitamin C 33.6mg 56%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 11%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Calcium 61mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 66.85 Kcal (280 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.8g 11%
Cholesterol 1.35mg 1%
Sodium 81.29mg 9%
Potassium 240.83mg 13%
Total Carbs 8.79g 8%
Sugars 3.9g 41%
Dietary Fiber 2.88g 30%
Protein 2.67g 14%
Vitamin C 12.8mg 56%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 11%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 23.2mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.3
  • 4

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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