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Chinese-Inspired Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

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“It's hard to find a simpler soup than this one, and my kids and their friends all wanted second and third helpings! It's from an authentic, home-style Chinese cookbook. My only change was to puree the finished soup.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 3 tablespoons peanuts (the recipe said 'one handful', 2 T natural peanut butter would also work)
  • 2 -3 slices ginger
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • water, to cover

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer until peanuts and sweet potato are tender.
  3. Discard ginger slices, whirl soup in blender, and serve. Cilantro garnish would be pretty.

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