Celery Root Soup

Source: Food Combining for Health
Date tried: April 17, 2012
Yield: 4 servings
Time needed: 10 minutes or less

A delicious and simple one-vegetable soup.  This sort of lunch was a mainstay of my diet when recovering from surgery. Celery root is one of my favorite vegetables for a plain soup.  One can use the same technique with potato, sweet potato, carrots, parsnips and squash.

Celery Root Soup

Celery Root Soup
1 onion
2 celery roots
4 Tbsp. butter
3 ¼ cup vegetable stock
Sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 Tbsp. light cream
Chopped fresh parsley

Peel and chop onion and celery root.
Sauté onion in butter about 2-3 minutes.  Add celery root and continue cooking gently another 5 minutes.
Add stock, bring to a boil, cover pot and turn down to a simmer until celery root is tender.
Purée in a blender until smooth (may have to do in batches).
Return to pan, add seasoning and reheat a moment or two.
Stir in cream and parsley. (Or keep parsley as a garnish.)

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