Home-style Cream of Celery Soup

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By Deb Lund
from Rhinelander, WI

I love celery and use it in many things, but sometimes my s=celery begins to look a little soft. This is a perfect way to use that not quite crisp celery for an inexpensive tasty soup. It is made with skim milk to keep the fat content down but you could add whole milk or half and half if you want a creamier soup.

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top


  •   3-6 cups
    celery hearts and leaves chopped
  •   1/2 cup
  •   1 stick
  •   1 large
  •   64oz
    chicken broth or vegatable broth if your vegitarian
  •   1-2 cups
    skim milk
  •   1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    melt butter in pan
  • 2
    Add celery and onion and cook until soft but not browned
  • 3
    add flour and continue cooking stirring constantly
  • 4
    add broth and bring to boil. Continue stirring until thickened. then allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 5
    Add nutmeg and milk.
  • 6
    Bring just to a simmer and then turn off heat. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 7
    Serve with a Slice of crusty bread or grilled cheese.