You are here: Home » Recipes » King’s Arms Tavern Cream of Peanut Soup King’s Arms Tavern Cream of Peanut Soup Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 10 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 10 mins So good and so rich, this soup is a Virginia classic. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail This version of peanut soup is adapted from the King's Arms Tavern in Williamsburg. This soup is also good served ice cold. Ingredients 1 medium onion, diced2 celery ribs, diced3 tablespoons butter3 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 quarts reduced-sodium chicken broth2 cups creamy reduced-fat peanut butter3/4 teaspoon salt1 3/4 cups light cream Peanuts, chopped optional Instructions Melt butter in a skillet; add onion and celery and sauté until soft, but not brown. Stir in flour until well blended. Add chicken broth, stirring constantly, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add peanut butter, salt and cream, stirring to blend thoroughly. Do not boil. Serve garnished with peanuts.