Farro, Kale & Peanut Butter Soup

This was submitted by Lori Brady

1medium onion, chopped
2garlic cloves, minced
1jalapeno chopped (optional)
2 Tbspolive oil
1 CFarro, cooked
2 Tbsptomato paste
6 Cvegetable broth
1 bunchkale, stemmed and thinly sliced (about 6 C)
1/4 Cpeanut butter
to tastesalt and pepper

1. Saute onion, and pepper in olive oil over medium heat, (about 5 minutes).
2. Add garlic, after 1 minute add Farro, and tomato pasta.
3. Stir and add broth, simmer on low for 20 minutes.
4. Add kale and continue simmering another 20 minutes.
5. Stir in peanut butter and salt and pepper.
6. Add broth if needed to thin soup to desired consistency.