Alabama Peanut Soup

This is a creamy peanut soup, and the taste is just heavenly. Garnish with small red peppers along with chopped peanuts for a memorable presentation.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ribs celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped yellow onion
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth, warmed
  • 1¼ cups creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. celery salt
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped unsalted peanuts

Directions

  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, sauté celery and onion in butter for 5 minutes or until tender. Add flour, stirring until blended and bubbly. Stir in warm chicken broth. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in peanut butter, heavy cream, lemon juice, salt, and celery salt. Cook soup, stirring constantly, until hot.
  • If you would like a smooth soup, blend in batches until smooth. Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle with ground peanuts.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ribs celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped yellow onion
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth, warmed
  • 1¼ cups creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. celery salt
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped unsalted peanuts

Directions

  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, sauté celery and onion in butter for 5 minutes or until tender. Add flour, stirring until blended and bubbly. Stir in warm chicken broth. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in peanut butter, heavy cream, lemon juice, salt, and celery salt. Cook soup, stirring constantly, until hot.
  • If you would like a smooth soup, blend in batches until smooth. Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle with ground peanuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat33g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium740mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Protein11g