Creamy Celery Soup

Celery is good source of anti-oxidants and rich in vitamins and minerals. It has lot of health benefits and helps in digestion too. I wanted to introduce it in our diet and tried making the Celery soup. I have added potato in this recipe to get a good texture.

Ingredients

Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 30 mins
  • Celery stalks – 5, cut into pieces
  • Potato – 1 big, peeled and cut into cubes
  • Olive oil / Butter – 2 tbsp
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Onion – 1 medium / Shallots – 5 to 6, cut into pieces
  • Garlic – 5 cloves, cut into pieces
  • Cooking cream – 2 tbsp
  • Celery leaves – for garnishing
  • Pepper – As required
  • Salt – As required

Steps

  • While chopping celery remember use peeler to remove the thick skin.
  • In a pan, add olive oil, bay leaf, onion, garlic and sauté for a minute. Make sure that they don’t turn brown.
  • Now add celery, potato and salt and saute for 5 mins.
  • Add water/vegetable stock and cook covered for 15 mins till the vegetables are soft and cooked.
  • Remove the bay leaf and transfer to blender to blend smooth.
  • Transfer the blended mixture to a pan and add cream.
  • Garnish with fresh/ stir fried celery leaves.
  • Add pepper and salt to taste.
The pic does not make justice to the color 🙂

Key points

  • Ensure to remove the thick skins from celery stalks completely.
  • Adding cream is optional.

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