F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)
Celeriac Soup
© Christina Holmes

Celeriac Soup

  • ACTIVE: 30 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR
  • SERVINGS: 8 to 10
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

Julianne Jones makes this lovely, luscious soup simply by pureeing celeriac (celery root) with celery and vegetable stock—there’s no cream. For an equally delightful chilled version, Jones recommends thinning the soup with a little more stock.

  1. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 4 large shallots, minced
  3. Salt
  4. 3 pounds celeriac (celery root), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  5. 4 celery ribs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  6. 6 cups vegetable stock or low-sodium broth
  7. 1/2 lemon
  8. 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  9. Celery leaves, for garnish
  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil until shimmering. Add the shallots and a generous pinch of salt and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the shallots are softened and just starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the celeriac and celery and cook until the celery just starts to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the stock and lemon half, cover and simmer over moderately low heat until the celeriac is tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Remove and discard the lemon half. Working in batches, puree the soup in a blender. Return the soup to the saucepan and warm over low heat. Stir in the lemon juice and season with salt. Ladle the soup into bowls, garnish with celery leaves and serve.
Make Ahead The soup can be refrigerated overnight. Reheat gently.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Run with chefs and wine experts in the Celebrity Chef 5K and dance all night at Gail Simmons’ Last Bite Dessert Party during the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.