*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            CURRIED PEANUT SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       tb           Peanut oil
    1       md           Onion, halved, sliced
    3                    Minced garlic cloves
    3       tb           Curry powder
    4       c            (or more) chicken stock or
                         -canned broth
      1/3   c            Rice
    3       md           Carrots, peeled, sliced
      1/2   c            Creamy peanut butter (do not
                         -use old-fashioned style or
                         -freshly
                         Ground)
    1 1/2   ts           Sugar
 
   finely chopped green onions chopped fresh cilantro
   
   Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high
   heat. Add onion, garlic, and curry powder and saute'
   until onion is translucent, about 6 minutes. Add 4
   cups stock and bring to a boil. Stir in rice and
   carrots. Reduce heat and simmer until rice is very
   tender, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Puree
   half of soup in blender or processor with peanut
   butter. Return puree to sacepan.  (Can be prepared 1
   day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)  Stir soup until
   heated through, thinning with more stock, if desired.
   Do not boil. Mix in sugar. Ladle soup into bowls.
   Sprinkle with green onions and cilantro. Makes 4
   servings.
  
 
 
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