Spicy carrot and peanut butter soup

Spicy carrot and peanut butter soup

Spicy carrot and peanut butter soup
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
2 pounds carrots, peeled and thinly sliced (about 6 cups)
1 celery stalk, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Chinese chili paste
(or use a fresh stemmed and chopped chili and 2 minced garlic cloves)
6 cups water
2 tablespoons peanut butter (see note below)
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
a few fresh lime wedges

Spicy carrot and peanut butter soup:  On medium heat,  in a soup pot,  warm the oil.
Add the onions, carrots, celery, salt and chili paste.   Saute on high heat for 5 minutes, stirring often.
Also,  add the water, cover, and bring to a boil.  While doing so, lower the heat and simmer until the carrots are soft.
This takes about 25 minutes.

In addition, stir in the peanut butter, soy sauce and lime juice.   In a blender, puree the soup in batches.
Reheat if necessary.   You can also serve with lime wedges.

If you wish, you may replace the peanut butter with freshly ground peanuts.  Grind 1/2 cup unsalted roasted peanuts in a blender or food processor.  Add to the soup just before pureeing it.

Variation: Try serving the soup cold

In conclusion :  Calories in peanut butter..
There are 94 calories in 1 tablespoon of peanut butter.

Calories: Estimated Average Requirements – Daily Calorie Intake.
First of all: How many calories are needed each day can vary greatly,  depending on and due to your lifestyle and other factors. Therefore, factors that affect your personal daily calorie needs include your age.
Also your height and weight.  In addition, your basic level of daily activity and your body composition.
Finally : Estimated average requirements are:
Hence, a  daily calorie intake of 1940 calories per day for women, and 2550 for men are needed.

Tip:  Sweet, Spicy Cinnamon.
Cinnamon works in both sweet and savory dishes.   Sprinkle on cereal, toast, and yogurt or in smoothies, tea, and milk. This will give you a hint of sweetness without sugar.  Furthermore,  also try it in a wheat berry or barley salad, couscous, or quinoa.
Add to any soup dish too.


Spicy carrot and peanut butter soup




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