RECIPE: Celery and Apple Soup

celery soup

The fresh flavours of this soup make it ideal for any time of the year. It is one of the easiest soups to make, it is budget-friendly, and it is a delicious meal for vegetarians. Furthermore, it is a great way of using up celery from the refrigerator and apples from the fruit bowl. Here is how to make celery and apple soup.

Ingredients for Celery and Apple Soup

  • 1 head of celery
  • 1 large cooking apple
  • I medium sized potato cut into chunks
  • 1 onion
  • 25g butter
  • 1-litre vegetable stock
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped chives.
  • Salt and black pepper

How to Make Celery and Apple Soup

  1. Chop the potato, apple, celery and onion.
  2. Heat the butter in a large saucepan over a medium heat.
  3. Add the onion, potato and celery to the pan and fry for approximately five minutes until onion is softened.
  4. Add the apple and stock.
  5. Turn up the heat and bring to the boil.
  6. Once boiling, turn down the heat and leave to simmer for approximately 15 minutes.
  7. Blitz the mixture in a blender and return to the pan.
  8. Season with salt and black pepper and add the milk and half the chives.
  9. Bring back to the boil for five minutes.
  10. Serve into soup bowls and sprinkle with the remaining chives.
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