Peanut Butter Turkey Soup
Comments: A traditional African dish.
Servings: 6 to 8
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 [28-ounce / 796-mL] can crushed tomatoes, with juice
  • 6 cups [1.5 L] homemade turkey broth [made from the carcass of a turkey]
  • 2 large yams, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup [250 mL] creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] salt
  • Heat vegetable oil into a large casserole.
  • Brown stogether chopped onions and crushed garlic over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, chicken broth, water and yam cubes.
  • Cook over medium-low heat for 25 minutes, to soften yams.
  • Stir in creamy peanut butter, cayenne pepper and salt.
  • Leave soup to cool for 30 minutes.
  • Puree soup into a blender or food processor, then pour it back into the saucepan.
  • Reheat then serve soup warm, sprinkled with cooked turkey dices and crushed peanuts if desired.