Cream of Celery Soup

Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

This recipe is really nice, perfect for a cool fall day!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 c
chicken broth
2 c
boiling water
1 medium
onion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp
butter
salt and pepper to taste
3 c
chopped celery, with leaves
1/4 tsp
celery seed, optional
3 Tbsp
flour
2 c
milk
1 c
light cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Simmer celery in chicken broth and water for 1/2 hour over low heat. If a smooth soup is desired process with a hand blender.
2
Saute the onion until just tender in the butter, add flour and milk and simmer on low heat until thickened. Add the celery and liquid, then cream and salt and pepper to taste.
3
Taste and adjust seasonings.
4
NOTE: You can add low sodium broth if you choose, onion and garlic powder, dehydrated vegetable flakes can also be used.
5
This makes a nice light lunch and can be used instead of canned celery soup in recipes.
6
Serve warm and Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #Cream, #celery