Celery and Potato Cream Soup

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 4 servings

Creamy and healthy? Cream soups fit the bill nicely. Give the gentle flavors of celery and potato a try. Enrich the mixture with some bacon and onion. Blend the veggies with heavy cream and milk for an increased smooth factor.

Ingredients Needed for Celery and Potato Cream Soup

2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 large celery root, cubed
1 onion, quartered
1 large potato, cubed
salt
1 cup milk
2 cups of heavy cream
2 slices of fried bacon, crumbled for garnishing

How to Cook Celery and Potato Cream Soup

  1. Add the olive oil and butter into a medium-sized cooking pot over low heat. Stir and cook until the butter melts.
  2. Add the celery root, stir and cook for 5 minutes. Add the onion and potato, season generously with salt, stir and cook for 1 minute more, then add the milk and bring it to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes before turning off the heat.
  3. Transfer to a blender, add the heavy cream and blend until you have a smooth cream.
  4. Serve in a soup bowl garnished with fried bacon crumbles.

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