Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
50 Mins
Makes 8 servings

Peanut soup is a signature Virginia specialty. Here, it's made even better with the addition of sweet potatoes.

How to Make It

Step 1

Melt butter in a large Dutch oven; add onion and next 3 ingredients, and sauté over medium heat 3 minutes. Add sweet potato cubes and chicken broth; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.

Step 2

Process mixture, in batches, in a blender or food processor until smooth.

Step 3

Return mixture to Dutch oven; whisk in half-and-half and creamy peanut butter. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring often, 15 minutes. Serve with Nutmeg-Molasses Cream and chopped toasted peanuts.

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