Thursday, September 19, 2013

Celery and Potato Soup

A simple and accessible recipe for this nourishing and nurturing soup.


    1 tbsp Olive Oil
    1 small Onion, chopped
    4 stalks Celery, chopped
    2 medium potato, peeled and diced
    4 garlic, minced
    bay leaf, thyme and parsley
    7 cups Water (or chicken broth)


Heat oil over medium heat, add onion and celery, and cook gently, stirring often, for about 10 mins, until very tender. Add 1/2 tsp salt after 5 mins. make sure the vegetables do not colour.
Add potatoes, garlic and herbs. Stir together and add water. Bring to simmer, add salt to taste. Cover and simmer 30 -40 mins, until the vegetables are very tender. Remove from heat.
Use a food processor to puree the soup. After that, return puree to the soup, stir and heat through. season with salt and pepper. Garnish with celery sticks in individual bowl.

Number of Servings: 10

from the SparkRecipes food blog

No comments:

Post a Comment