From hearty stews to savory sauces, peanut butter is meant to be paired with much more than jelly.

From hearty stews to savory sauces, peanut butter is meant to be paired with much more than jelly. (Maxime Iattoni/)

Tofu adds creaminess to this spare salad of spinach dressed with peanut butter and red miso paste. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/spinach-and-tofu-salad-with-peanut-miso-dressing-recipe">Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing</a>

Tofu adds creaminess to this spare salad of spinach dressed with peanut butter and red miso paste. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/spinach-and-tofu-salad-with-peanut-miso-dressing-recipe”>Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing</a> (Andrea Fazzari/)

The now-shuttered Crystal Palace of Montreal used to serve these beef dumplings as an homage to the Quebecois favorite, peanut butter dumplings. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/montreal-peanut-butter-dumplings">Crystal Palace's Hunan Dumplings with Peanut Sauce</a>

The now-shuttered Crystal Palace of Montreal used to serve these beef dumplings as an homage to the Quebecois favorite, peanut butter dumplings. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/montreal-peanut-butter-dumplings”>Crystal Palace’s Hunan Dumplings with Peanut Sauce</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Greens laced with freshly ground peanut butter and fermented seafood for a funky umami kick is a common one-pot dish in West Africa. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/creamed-collard-greens-peanuts-chiles-recipe">"Creamed" Collard Greens with Peanut Butter and Chile</a>

Greens laced with freshly ground peanut butter and fermented seafood for a funky umami kick is a common one-pot dish in West Africa. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/creamed-collard-greens-peanuts-chiles-recipe”>”Creamed” Collard Greens with Peanut Butter and Chile</a> (Ryan Liebe/)

Okra, tomatoes, hot chiles, and plum tomatoes lighten the stew's intense richness, but it's the indispensable peanut that gives this dish its essential earthy character. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Classic-West-African-Peanut-Stew/">West African Peanut Stew</a>

Okra, tomatoes, hot chiles, and plum tomatoes lighten the stew’s intense richness, but it’s the indispensable peanut that gives this dish its essential earthy character. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Classic-West-African-Peanut-Stew/”>West African Peanut Stew</a> (Alice Kim/)

A garnish of chopped peanuts and slivered cucumber and carrot add crunch to the silky, savory Chinese-American noodle dish. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Classic-Sesame-Noodles/">Cold Sesame Noodles</a>

A garnish of chopped peanuts and slivered cucumber and carrot add crunch to the silky, savory Chinese-American noodle dish. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Classic-Sesame-Noodles/”>Cold Sesame Noodles</a> (Maxime Iattoni/)

For this delicious, sumptuous stew, you can make your own peanut butter or use a natural store-bought version to get the right silky texture and pure peanut flavor. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Senegal-Peanut-Chicken-Stew/">Peanut and Chicken Stew (Mafe Ginaar)</a>

For this delicious, sumptuous stew, you can make your own peanut butter or use a natural store-bought version to get the right silky texture and pure peanut flavor. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Senegal-Peanut-Chicken-Stew/”>Peanut and Chicken Stew (Mafe Ginaar)</a> (Todd Coleman/)

Bring out peanut butter's savory side by topping it with a few strips of smoky bacon—cooked extra-crisp to hold up against sogginess. On hearty whole-wheat bread, it's the kind of sandwich you may not be able to wait until lunchtime to eat. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Peanut-Butter-and-Bacon-Sandwich/">Peanut Butter and Bacon Sandwich</a>

Bring out peanut butter’s savory side by topping it with a few strips of smoky bacon—cooked extra-crisp to hold up against sogginess. On hearty whole-wheat bread, it’s the kind of sandwich you may not be able to wait until lunchtime to eat. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Peanut-Butter-and-Bacon-Sandwich/”>Peanut Butter and Bacon Sandwich</a> (Helen Rosner/)
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