African Sweet Potato Soup

Yield: 16 each 5 oz servings


To Finish

  • 2 cups Peanuts, dry roasted and lightly pulsed in food processor
  • 1 cup Cilantro, roughly chopped


  1. In a heavy-bottomed 8-quart stockpot, heat the oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the ginger and cook to soften without browning, 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the Berbere spice and lightly toast, 20-30 seconds stirring constantly.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes, stock, Reser’s Special Request All Natural Mashed Sweet Potatoes, and peanuts. Bring to a simmer.
  5. Cook on a low simmer for 15-20 minutes until the soup has thickened and peanuts have softened.
  6. Take off heat and puree with an immersion blender.
  7. Taste and season with kosher salt as need.
  8. To serve, place an 8 oz ladle into a bowl and top with crushed peanuts and cilantro.