Celery, Stilton & Walnut Soup

Total Time
20 mins
7 mins

This soup sounds so quintessentially English to me with its classic combo of ingredients. Recipe source: Creative Cooking Vegetarian.

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  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan and saute the shallots, celery and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until softened.
  2. Add the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds.
  3. Gradually stir in the stock and milk, and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer and add the crumbled blue Stilton cheese and walnut halves.
  5. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Stir in the yogurt and heat for 2 minutes without boiling.
  7. Season the soup to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Transfer to a warm soup tureen or individual serving bowls, garnish with chopped celery leaves and extra crumbled blue Stilton cheese, and serve immediately.