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Title: Sopa de maní y tomates (Peanut and tomato soup) - with photo
Post by: JuliaBalbilla on November 23, 2011, 07:18:38 pm
Name of Recipe:  Sopa de maní y tomates (Peanut and tomato soup)

A popular soup in Ecuador and Bolivia.

Number of People:  4-6

250g potatoes, peeled and cut into 2cm dice
150g unsalted peanuts, toasted in a dry frying pan
55g peanut oil
1 onion, cut into quarters
Garlic to taste
1 red pepper, seeded and cut into quarters
Red chillies, seeded, if desired
400g ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
About 700g vegetable stock
2 tablespoons coriander, to garnish

Add 600g cold water into  *: and place the steaming basket containing the potatoes, inside.
Steam for 20 minutes / 100° / Speed 1.
Remove from  *: and reserve.
Dry the bowl and add the peanuts.
Grind 10 seconds / Speed 8.
Drop the onion, garlic, red pepper and chillies on running blades / Speed 5.
Scrape down the inside of the bowl.
Add the oil and sauté for 10 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 1.
Add the potatoes, ground peanuts, tomatoes and stock.
Cook 15 minutes / 100° / Speed 2.
Blend 1 minute / increasing to Speed 9 until smooth.
Check seasoning and serve garnished with the coriander leaves and a few additional whole peanuts.

Photos:  See for a larger image

Tips/Hints:  I used 3 chillies of the general sort you would buy from an Asian grocer and I left the seeds in. The heat level was fine for us, but it could be too hot for a lot of people, so start off with a little and add more if necessary.