Tanzanian Food: Pea and Peanut Butter Soup Recipe

Written by Thomson Safaris
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Superfood, American staple, “Mother Nature’s vitamin pill” – peanuts have been called a lot of things. One thing we’re certain of, Tanzania peanut dishes taste amazing!

Exhibit A: this tasty soup from the staff at the Thomson Nyumba camps. Enjoy!

Pea and Peanut Butter Soup

SERVES 8

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1.25 lbs cooked peas
  • 3 quarts vegetable/chicken stock
  • 2-4 tablespoons finely chopped dill
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste
Instructions

1. Fry the onions and garlic until tender

2. Add cooked peas and mix well

3. Add vegetable or chicken stock, simmer for 5 minutes

4. Add peanut butter, cream, salt and pepper and cook until well-blended

5. Serve with chopped dill garnish