Celeriac, Lemon & Pear Soup Recipe | Abel & Cole
Celeriac, Lemon & Pear Soup
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Whipping fresh pears into this soup right at the end gives it a light, fresh and creamy finish. Simply gorgeous.
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160 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 celeriac
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 pears
  • A handful of flat leaf parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1ltr boiling water
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Quarter the celeriac. Slice off the skin and knobbly bits. Cut into 2-3cm chunks. Halve, peel and finely chop the onion. Peel and finely chop or grate the garlic.

  • 2.

    Set a large pan over a high heat to warm for a few mins. Add 1 tbsp oil to the pan, followed by the veg and garlic. Season well with salt and pepper. Sizzle and stir for 5 mins.

  • 3.

    Pour in 1 ltr boiling water. Add the stock cube. Simmer for 20 mins or till the celeriac is tender.

  • 4.

    While the soup simmers, peel, core and roughly chop the pears. Roughly chop the parsley. Zest the lemon.

  • 5.

    Ladle the soup into a blender and add the pears, parsley, lemon zest and a squeeze of lemon juice. Blitz till smooth. Alternatively, add everything to the pan and use a hand-held blender to blitz. Taste and add more seasoning or lemon juice if you think it needs it. Serve in warm bowls.