A Soup With A Story: Celery Root Soup
Celery root soup is a dish that’s been in vogue food magazine since the 1920s, but it didn’t see much of a resurgence until recently. Now restaurants around the world are serving up the creamy and complex soup as a main course or starter.
What is Celery Root and why make Celery Root Soup?
Celery root is a type of celery that has been grown in colder climates. It has a sweeter flavor and a firmer texture than traditional celery.
Making soup out of this vegetable is delicious and nutritious. Celery root is high in fiber, vitamins A and C, potassium, and antioxidants. It is also low in calories and fat.
Celery root can be used interchangeably with celeriac which is another type of celery. Celery root can also be used to make soups, stews, or sauces. This soup is perfect for those looking for a healthy and hearty meal.
How to Use Celery Root
Celery root is a powerhouse vegetable that can be used in a variety of soups and stews. This soup is a great way to use celery root and has a delicious, aromatic broth.
Celery root is a versatile vegetable that can be used in many different dishes. This soup is one of my favorites because it is hearty and has a story behind it. When I was a little girl, my family always had a pot of celery root soup simmering on the stove. It was one of my favorite meals to eat because it was so nutritious and filling. My mom would often use celery root instead of potatoes or carrots in her soup, which made it extra flavorful.
We believe that the most important part of any soup is the flavor, so we recommend using fresh ingredients whenever possible. If you want to make this soup even more delicious, try adding some bok choy, sautéed mushrooms or crumbled bacon to the mix!
Scroll through to see how you can use celery root in your kitchen and enjoy our wonderful soup recipe.
How to Make a Celery Root Soup?
The celery root is a underrated vegetable. It’s not as popular as the more well-known root vegetables, but it has its own unique flavor and texture that makes it a great addition to any soup or stew.
In this recipe, we’re using celery root to create a deliciously rich and hearty soup.
Here’s how to make it:
1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut the celery root into 1-inch pieces and spread them out on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 25 minutes, until the celery root is fork-tender.
2. In a large pot, heat up some broth or water until it reaches a boil. Add the roasted celery root and let it simmer for 10 minutes, until the celery root is soft. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor until smooth, then return it to the pot. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
3. Serve hot and enjoy!
Types of Celery Root Soup Recipes
There are a variety of celery root soup recipes, all with their own unique twist. If you’ve never been a fan of celery root, these recipes will change your mind
Here are a few to try:
1. Celery Root Soup with Dill and Parsley
This recipe is simple but delicious. It pairs well with a crusty bread or some hearty rye toast. The dill and parsley give it a fresh flavor that will set your taste buds on fire.
2. Celery Root and Potato Soup with Dill Cream
This soup is rich and creamy, perfect for a cold winter day. The addition of dill gives it a delightful herb flavor, while the potato soup gives it a hearty texture that will leave you satisfied.
3. Celery Root and Leek Soup with Sherry Cream
This soup is beautiful to look at and even better to eat. The leeks add a delicate sweetness to the broth, while the celery root provides an earthy flavor that elevates the entire dish. The sherry cream gives it a lovely richness that can only be attained by using quality ingredients.
4. Carrot Soup with Celery Root and Ginger
Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables out there, so why not make them into soup? This recipe uses celery and carrots with a sprinkle of ginger to give the soup a rich, earthy flavor. There’s a light almond flavor that compliments the rest of the ingredients perfectly.
Conclusion on Celery Root Soup
When it comes to celery root soup, there is a lot of debate as to whether or not it should be served chilled or hot. Personally, I like to enjoy my soup cold so I can appreciate all the flavors more. If you’re in the mood for something warmer, be sure to give it a try warmed up.