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Senegalese Peanut Soup

Prep time
15 mins


This Willy Street deli favorite will warm you up! Make it as fiery or mild as you like.


1 Tpeanut oil
1 Tcanola oil
1 leek (white part only, chopped)
1 medium onion (chopped)
1 tsugar
1 tcurry powder
1⁄2 tcumin
1 qwater
3⁄4 cunsalted peanut butter
1 stalk celery (chopped)
3 clvgarlic (minced)
1⁄2 tcayenne pepper (or to taste)
1 tsalt (or to taste)
1 cndiced tomatoes (16-oz., drained)
1⁄4 cscallions (chopped)
1⁄2 cmilk (or soymilk)


Heat oils in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and leeks and cook 4-5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cook a minute more. Add sugar, curry, cumin, cayenne, salt, tomatoes, water, and peanut butter and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook about 10 minutes to blend flavors. Stir in scallions, milk or soymilk and heat until warm. Adjust spices to taste.