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

How to Make ELLEN'S CREAMY CREAM OF CELERY SOUP

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.

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About ELLEN'S CREAMY CREAM OF CELERY SOUP

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium



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