Peanut Butter Soup Garnished with Peanuts
Servings: 6 to 8 [approximately 2 1/2 quarts - 2.5 L]
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 stick [4 ounces / 115 g] butter
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons [26.25 g] flour
  • 2 quarts [2 L] hot turkey or chicken broth
  • 2 cups [500 mL] peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon [1.5 mL] celery salt
  • 1 cup [250 mL] ground peanuts
  • Melt butter into a large heavy casserole.
  • Stirring, soften together chopped celery and onion for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour until blended.
  • Still stirring, pour in hot turkey or chicken broth.
  • Cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Strain, discarding the solids.
  • Return the liquid to the casserole.
  • Stir in peanut butter, lemon juice, salt, and celery salt.
  • Cook just until heated through, stirring frequently.
  • Ladle into individual soup bowls.
  • Serve immediately, evenly sprinkled with ground peanuts.