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African Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup

Recipe by Eats Well with Others

  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium sweet potato, diced
  • 1/2 medium jalapeno, seeds removed, diced
  • 1/4 lb dried black beans, soaked overnight and cooked until tender
  • 1/2 qt veggie broth
  • 1/4 cup nut butter
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 medium lime, juiced
  • sea salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • Heat the oil in a large soup pot.
  • Add the curry paste and cinnamon. Stir for a minute so that the olive oil gets infused with spice.
  • Add the onion, garlic, sweet potato, bell pepper, and jalapeño.
  • Stir and cook the veggies for 5 to 7 minutes, until softened.
  • Add the beans and broth.
  • Melt the nut butter by mixing it with 1/2 cup boiling water. Add that to the mix.
  • Add the red pepper flakes and cilantro.
  • Bring the soup to a boil, then cover and simmer.
  • Cook until veggies are tender, about 25 minutes.
  • Stir in the lime juice. Season with salt and black pepper.

Serving Size
2 servings

Posted To: Entree, Vegetarian