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Today is National Peanut Day! If you like peanuts, let us know below! Here's a delicious recipe for Colonial Peanut Soup that was featured in our March/April Commonwealth Kitchen column.

Colonial Peanut Soup
Courtesy of Virginia Carolinas Peanuts Promotions

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons grated onion
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 cups chicken broth
½ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ teaspoon salt, optional
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts

Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; add onion and celery. Sauté for about 5 minutes. Add flour and mix until well blended. Stir in chicken broth and allow it to simmer for about 15 minutes. Remove from heat, strain broth. Stir the peanut butter, salt and lemon juice into the broth until well mixed. Serve hot in cups. Garnish each cup with a teaspoon of chopped peanuts. Makes 6 servings.

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