Celeriac & Apple Soup
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
A comforting soup with a rich texture that marries earthy celeriac with a little sweetness.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 onion
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 celeriac
  • 1 apple
  • 1 bay leaf
  • A handful of sage
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
From your kitchen
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 850ml boiling water
You'll need
  • Large pan with a lid
  • Heatproof measuring jug
  • Blender or hand-held blender
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Peel and finely chop the onion. Trim and finely chop the celery. Warm a large pan over a low heat for 1 min. Add 1 tbsp olive oil, the onion and celery. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and sweat for 10 mins.

  • 2.

    Slice the roots off the celeriac at a diagonal, then peel the rest of the celeriac. Roughly chop it. Peel, core and chop the apple. Stir both of them into the pan. Add 1 bay leaf and half the sage leaves.

  • 3.

    Crumble in a stock cube, then pour in 850ml boiling water (or use hot homemade stock). Cover, turn the heat up and bring to the boil. Turn the heat down a little and simmer for 20 mins till the veg are very tender.

  • 4.

    Fish the bay and sage leaves out of the soup. Ladle the soup into a blender and blitz till smooth, or use a hand-held blender in the pan. Taste and add more salt and pepper if you think it need sit. Serve garnished with a few sage leaves.

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