Groundnut soup recipe


Groundnut soup, also known as peanut butter soup, is a much-loved staple in many African cultures. This soup can be prepared using groundnuts as we do in this recipe or can be prepared using peanut butter bought from a store.

  • Yield: 4 Servings


  • 1 cu p groundnut or roasted peanut
  • 1 small scotch bonnet pepper (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning powder
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion (diced)
How to Make It
  1. Add the groundnut and 1 cup of water to a blender and blend until it forms a thick smooth paste, then place aside.
  2. Place a pot on medium heat and add vegetable oil.
  3. Add diced onions and peppers to hot oil and allow to fry for 3 minutes
  4. Add groundnut paste and seasoning cubes and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add tomato paste and mix in with groundnut paste.
  6. Add ½ cup of water and leave to cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with swallows such as Eba or Pounded yam.

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