Celeriac Soup Recipe

by katerina on February 24, 2010

Celeriac, or celery root, is not actually the root of our common celery plant, but rather a kind of celery which we grow for the root. Though it is frequently used raw, for my first expedition in celeriac I chose to make a very simple celeriac soup.

Celeriac Soup

This celeriac soup recipe is basically just aromatics and celeraic with some lovely homemade chicken stock—perfect to really taste the flavour. It is a creamy and light soup that really does taste of celery, but lacks any stringy texture. I just can’t wait to try it raw. Does anyone have any favorite recipes with celeriac?

Celeriac Root

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Celeriac Soup Recipe

(2 small servings)

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 onion diced
1 1/2 cups chopped celeriac
3 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
1 bay leaf
1 sprig of thyme
salt and pepper
a tablespoon fresh parsley

In a heavy pot heat olive oil to medium-low and add onions. Sweat for 5 minutes then add celeriac and saute for another 5 minutes. Add stock, bay, thyme and pepper and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes or until soft. Remove bay and thyme and allow to cool a bit. Add parsley then puree in a blender.

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time:45 minutes
Calories(approximate per serving): 140

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