Cream of Celery Soup

Recipe by Charlotte J
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan bring to boil the celery and enough salted water to cover it.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until the celery is very tender.
  • Drain celery, discarding liquid.
  • Place half of the cooked celery in a food processor bowl.
  • Cover and process until very finely chopped.
  • Repeat with remaining cooked celery.
  • (You should have about 2 1/2 cups finely chopped celery and liquid; do not drain mixture.) In the same large saucepan melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in the onion and cook until tender (about 4 minutes).
  • Stir in flour, salt, and white pepper.
  • Stir in milk all at once.
  • Cook and stir for 10 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Stir in the celery mixture.
  • Cook and stir for 5 minutes more.
  • Serves 6.
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