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Cream of Celery Soup

March 19th, 2013 - Chris Marshall
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If you enjoy cream of celery soup then please check out this Iain Kemp Cooks recipe and video.

Ingredients: Serves 4/5
• 1 head of celery
• 1 medium onion
• 1 rasher smoked bacon
• 1 litre chicken stock
• 1 teaspoon Dijón Mustard
• finely chopped garlic and parsley mixed
• butter & oil
• cream
• Sea-salt and Ground black pepper

Method:
• Roughly chop the celery and onion
• add the butter and oil (so as not to burn the butter) to a heated stock pan
• when the butter melts add the onion and the rasher of bacon whole (to be removed later)
• add ½ teaspoon chopped garlic
• cover and sweat off gently till softening
• add the celery and the mustard, stir
• and replace the lid and continue to cook
• when the celery softens add the stock – reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes
• check the celery is thoroughly cooked. Turn off the heat.
• remove the bacon
• blend in the pan with a hand-blender till smooth
• add 3 dessert spoons of cream and stir through the soup
• balance the seasoning
• serve or allow to cool and store for later

There is a video to go with this recipe!

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