Peanut Soup

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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.

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

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

December 2000