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Ginger Peanut Soup from vegweb.com submitted by Helen


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Original Recipe:

1- 1/2 cup chopped broccoli
1- 1/2 cup chopped cauliflower
1 medium onion, chopped
1 Tbsp ginger, grated
3 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 Tbsp olive oil
3 cup vegetable stock or water
1 28oz can diced tomatoes
5 Tbsp peanut butter

In large stock pot, saute onions in oil until soft. Add other veggies, ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper until veggies are just tender. Add stock or water, canned tomatoes, and peanut butter. Reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
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I like to serve it with pita bread. It makes a delicous meal. We like to eat soup for our main meals quite regularly. This one is really yummy. The only thing I usually do differently is use 1 1/2 t ground ginger and I occassionally add other vegetables - like this time I made it with sliced zucchini in place of the cauliflower. It's very yummy and a household favorite - although we prefer African Peanut Soup in this house - the Ginger Peanut Soup is a nice alternative.

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