ELLEN'S CREAMY CREAM OF CELERY SOUP

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I had a nice bunch of fresh organic celery I wanted to put to use and I was thinking about cream of celery soup. The only recipe for it I've ever tried was terrible, so I figured I would wing it and invent my own. Here it is, and it's pretty darn good!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
butter
2 c
chopped celery, with a few leaves
1/2 c
chopped onion
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 c
chicken broth, low salt, low fat
1 c
milk
1 c
sour cream
2
bay leaves
1/4 tsp
celery seed
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp
cornstarch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, melt butter; add onion and celery and cook over medium heat about 10-15 minutes until tender. Add the garlic and cook another minute.
2
Stir in the chicken broth, milk, and sour cream; mix thoroughly.
3
Add the bay leaves, salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes or until heated through.
4
Sprinkle cornstarch into soup and stir until it starts to thicken slightly.
5
Serve while hot.

Delicious with a crusty bread or crackers. Or sprinkle some seasoned croutons over the soup for extra flavor.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium