Old Fashioned Cream of Celery SoupFrom midgelet 8 years ago
How to make it
- Sauté the onion dices and celery in the butter until the onion is tender and translucent but not browned.
- Add the flour and stir and cook until a soft paste has formed but not browned.
- While still cooking, pour in 1/2 cup of the broth while stirring with a whisk.
- Gradually add the rest of the broth, stirring to make the mixture smooth and not lumpy as if you were making gravy.
- Continue cooking until the mixture is bubbly and has thickened.
- The vegetables should be soft and tender.
- Pour two to three cups of the liquid into your blender.
- Puree the mixture until it is smooth.
- Continue in batches until the entire soup is puréed.
- Pour the soup through a strainer into a clean pan.
- Press any pieces through the sieve with the back of a spoon.
- Salt the soup to taste.
- Add the cream.
- If the soup needs further thinning, add water.
- Reheat and serve.
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