It snowed this week so a hearty sweet potato based soup like African Peanut seems appropriate. A little spicy, a little sweet and completely delicious, it pairs beautifully with our 2016 Riesling. We’ve included the easy recipe below so you can replicate this whole experience at home.

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Amazing African Peanut Soup⁠

• SAUTÉ 2 cups chopped onion in olive oil⁠
• STIR in 1 TBS grated ginger & 3 cloves minced garlic⁠
• ADD 1 cup chopped carrots and sauté for a few minutes⁠
• MIX IN 2 cups sweet potatoes, 4 cups vegetable broth & a dash of cayenne pepper to taste⁠
• Heat gently until the sweet potatoes are soft (approximately 20 min) ⁠
• Puree with 2 cups tomato juice and 1 cup creamy peanut butter⁠

Top with crushed peanuts & red pepper flakes & prepare to serve seconds & thirds! Enjoy!