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Spicy Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato + Corn | PiperCooks
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Spicy Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato + Corn

Try something new with this sweet and spicy chunky peanut soup. This African inspired dish is full of chunks of sweet potatoes and white potatoes and fired up by a corn and jalapeno mix along with some cayenne pepper and then mellowed out by the sweet peanut butter. The spiciness level is totally in your control.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: African Inspired
Keyword: comfort, corn, fall, jalapeno, peanut, peanut butter, soup, spicy, sweet potato, winter
Servings: 4
Calories: 514kcal


  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • ½ large onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and cubed
  • 2 small white potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups corn and jalapeno mix
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup peanuts chopped
  • ½ cup peanut butter natural is best
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup cream 18%


  • Heat oil over medium in a large dutch oven.
  • Add the onion and cook for 5-6 minutes, until softening. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add potatoes and cook for a minute or two.
  • Add corn, peppers, stock, cayenne pepper, peanuts, and peanut butter. Bring to boil then turn down to simmer. Cook for 10-15 minutes, until potatoes, are fork-tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add cream, stir, heat for a minute or so, then serve.


  1. Skip the jalapeno and cayenne if your prefer.


Calories: 514kcal