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Peanut Soup

Yield Makes 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 celery rib, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; add onion and celery, and saute 5 minutes. Stir in flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

  2. Add broth; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 30 minutes.

  3. Stir in peanut butter and half-and-half. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until heated. Sprinkle with peanuts.