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Reprinted from The China Study Cookbook (BenBellaBooks, 2018)


  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chopped red bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 ½ cup diced potatoes
  • 1 ½ cups diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup natural peanut butter
  • 3 cups chopped kale
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • ¼ cup crushed peanuts, for garnish


  • 1. In a large saucepan, sauté onions, garlic, and bell peppers in vegetable broth over medium-high heat until onions brown.
  • 2. Add water, potatoes, tomatoes, peanut butter, kale, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 8–10 minutes.
  • 3. Season with salt and garnish with cilantro and crushed peanuts.

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