Cream of Celery Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
EmilyJo avatar
By Jo Zimny
from Ithaca, NY

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

serves 4-6
prep time 40 Min
cook time 30 Min


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

How To Make

  • 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!

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