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Virginia Peanut Soup Recipe

Virginia Peanut Soup
How To Make Virginia Peanut Soup

About Virginia Peanut Soup Recipe: If Virginia had a state soup, it would have to be this one. With peanuts growing abundantly in the state, this soup proposes a unique way to savor these tasty legumes. Comforting, delicious and easy to cook at home!

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Virginia Peanut Soup

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups natural peanut butter
  • 2 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 Limes (juiced)
  • 2 tbsp peanuts, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped

How to Make Virginia Peanut Soup

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Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat.
Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 10 minutes.
Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a medium saucepan. Whisk in the flour all at once and cook until the mixture has a toasty aroma.
Whisk the stock into the flour mixture in a slow, steady stream until smooth.
Add the heavy cream and peanut butter to the soup and stir to combine.
Stir in the hot sauce and lime juice and season, to taste. Garnish with the chopped peanuts and scallions.
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