ELLEN'S CREAMY CREAM OF CELERY SOUP

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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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Stir in the chicken broth, milk, and sour cream; mix thoroughly.
3Add the bay leaves, salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes or until heated through.
4Sprinkle cornstarch into soup and stir until it starts to thicken slightly.
5Serve while hot.

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

About ELLEN'S CREAMY CREAM OF CELERY SOUP

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