Easy Vegetarian Peanut Soup

Spicy asian peanut soup
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings

Southern folks in the USA sure do love their nuts - boiled, salted, or plain, or even made into an easy southern peanut soup dish. This vegetarian soup recipe is inspired by the more traditional peanut soups of old Virginia but is simplified for those of us who aren't true southerners. This homemade easy peanut soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.

What You'll Need

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 8 cupsvegetable broth
  • 2 cupspeanut butter, smooth or chunky
  • 1 3/4 cups soy milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts

How to Make It

  1. Saute the onion and celery in the margarine until they are soft, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the flour.
  2. Add the vegetable broth, stirring to incorporate the flour and bring to a simmer.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Whisk in the peanut butter and soy milk, making sure that all the peanut butter gets incorporated.
  4. Stir in the peanuts and serve hot. 
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 375
Total Fat 28 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 847 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 15 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)