Spicy African Yam Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy African Yam Soup recipe? Learn how to make Spicy African Yam Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lyndskym

Makes 6 servings



Unusual combination, but tastes great

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy African Yam Soup

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
12 oz yam, peeled and diced
1 clove garlic, minced
4 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 cup chunky salsa
1 cup garbanzo beans, drained
1 cup diced zucchini
1/2 cup brown rice
2 tablespoons peanut butter

Recipe Directions for Spicy African Yam Soup

  1. Heat the oil in a stockpot over medium heat. Saute onion, sweet potato, and garlic until onion is soft. Turn down heat if necessary to prevent burning.

  2. Stir in the chicken broth, thyme and cumin. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes. Stir in salsa, garbanzo beans and zucchini. Simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Stir in the cooked rice and peanut butter until the peanut butter has dissolved. Serve hot with pita chips and a green salad.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 346.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
331
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
739mg
31%
Potassium
1046mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
54.3g
18%
Dietary Fiber
10.0g
40%
Sugars
6.8g
Protein
13.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 8% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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