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Spicy Soup Recipe
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Spicy Soup

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"This is a great soup that I got while visiting Houston. It has quickly become a family favorite!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    40 mins


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir celery and garlic until garlic is fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in flour to make a roux; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in chicken broth, broccoli, cauliflower, peanut butter, salt, and red pepper flakes. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Mix in green onions and heavy cream just before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 23, 2007

I didn't bother with the cream and I added 2 small chopped sweet potatoes and some spicy peanut dressing, and dropped the cauliflower. The added sweet potatoes recieved compliments. Be careful not to cook the broccoli too long, as it will get mushy (still good though)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 11, 2011

As a lover of strong flavors I found this to be far too bland. It had a nice texture but needs some work.

Feb 09, 2004

What a great soup. I wouldn't have thought of broccoli and peanut butter together, but this really works. The pepper flakes add just the right amount of flavor. I needed a tablespoon of butter rather than a teaspoon.

Dec 21, 2008

Fantastic. Who knew these ingredients will combine so well. I left out the cream as I am vegan and didn't miss it. I will make it again and again.

Apr 25, 2007

It is okay if you have some broccoli and cauliflower that you need to use for something.

Mar 14, 2015

This was surprisingly good. It was tasty, spicy, and lo-cal, a triple win. I used 1 tbl of butter instead of tsp, I think that may be a typo. Also, I skipped the cream and green onion. I may try blending the soup next time to increase the "creamy" factor.

Jun 29, 2013

I'm doing a Candida cleanse and this recipe is so far my fav of the 26 I pulled from my recipe box. The only switches I made are almond butter, veg stock and coconut milk for the cream. Amazing flavor. Going to make a double recipe soon and add more red pepper flakes and perhaps a bit of curry?

Jun 03, 2012

Tasty soup. I changed things up a bit namely making way more than the original recipe (guessing on ingredient amounts) and omitting the cream. I will definitely be making this one again!


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  • Calories
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 1058 mg
  • 42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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