Peanut Butter Soup


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper (less if you are not a vitamin a or pepper lover).
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 tsp butter
  • 3-4 tsp all purpose flour (you can judge the consistency you like)
  • 2-1/2 cup chicken broth (optionally use water)
  • 5 cups milk
  • 1 cup half and half cream. (you can vary this mixture depending on how rich you like your soup.)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter.
  • 2 tsp tomato paste. (optional)
  • 3 tsp soya sauce chopped peanuts for garnish

Method:

  • Saute onions, celery, green pepper and garlic in the butter until onions are translucent.
  • Add flour and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until you have a light roux.
  • Stir in stock, add milk slowly.
  • Bring to a boil. Add peanuts butter, tomato paste (optional), and soya sauce.
  • Reduce heat and simmer approximately 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with chopped peanuts for garnish.

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