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Senegalese Peanut Soup
From: Carianne

From a WW cookbook. Very tasty and quick. Low in calories and fat (chickpeas stretch the peanut butter flavor). Only 4 WW points per serving!


  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 inch minced gingerroot
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes (can)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • chopped cilantro

Puree chickpeas, 1/2 cup of broth, and peanut butter.

Heat peanut oil in saucepan, saute onions and ginger root 7- 8 minutes.

Stir in curry powder and cumin, saute another minute.

Add remaining broth, tomatoes, and chickpea puree.

Simmer 5 minutes.

Season with cayenne and sprinkle with cilantro.