celery with cream of celery soup
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Five Star Homemade Cream of Celery Soup | Low Carb & Keto Friendly

Far from the canned pantry staple from a casserole era, this delicious homemade cream of celery soup stands all on its own.  The velvety texture and pronounced celery flavor of this low carb and keto friendly soup will have your dinner guests sending their compliments to the chef.  This easy, seven ingredient soup will please all the palates, and make you a kitchen hero.

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups sliced celery roughly 1/4" pieces
  • 6 cups trimmed & diced celery root this is about 3lbs raw celery root
  • 6 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 2 cups half & half or cream

Instructions

  • Prepare celery root by trimming off ends and outer layer of the root. Carefully chop into large cubes. Note: celery root requires are firm hand and a sharp knife.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter, then add onions, chopped celery stalks and garlic. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the onions and garlic translucent, stirring frequently. Remove about 2 cups of this mixture and set aside to add back to the soup later.
  • Add the celery root, water, salt and celery seed to the pot. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes until the celery root is tender. Remove from heat.
  • Using an immersion blender, blend the soup until it is perfectly smooth. Stir in half and half and the reserved celery/onion mixture. Reheat slightly if necessary and serve.