Total Time
45mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

James Villas The Glory of Southern Cooking

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together the flour and water to make a paste.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine 1 cup of the peanuts with 1 cup broth and blend until pureed. Add remaining nuts and 1 cup of broth and blend again until very smooth. Strain mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl and set aside.
  3. In a medium skillet, heat oil over moderately low heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic to pan and saute for 5 minutes. Transfer vegetables to a blender or food processor add another cup of broth and puree. Scrape mixture into a large heavy saucepan over moderate heat. Add flour paste to mixture and cook, stirring, 5 minutes. Add remaining 3 cups broth, the strained peanut mixture, tomato sauce, worcestershire, and tobasco. Season with salt and pepper and stir well. Cook until soup is velvety smooth, about 5 minutes.