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Celery and Ginger Soup

By pubngrub (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
This is truly punchy little soup bursting with flavour.


  • 1 Thumb Size Piece Of Ginger Peeled and Sliced
  • 2 Shallots Chopped

8 Celery Stalks Washed and Sliced. (Green leaves removed for later)

  • 1 Carrot Chopped
  • 3 Clove Garlic Chopped
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 1 Sprig Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 800 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 50ml Single Cream (Optional)
  • Salt and Pepper to Season


  • STEP 1
    Heat the oil in a pan and add the shallots and stir for a couple of minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Add the garlic, ginger, thyme, star anise, celery and carrot and sweat down for a few minutes with lid on.
  • STEP 3
    Pour in the stock, bring to the boil then simmer for 10 minutes to let flavours infuse and vegetables to soften.
  • STEP 4
    Season with salt and pepper. Remove star anise and thyme and blitz with a blender to a smooth soup.
  • STEP 5
    Add cream if using and bring everything back to a simmer to warm through.
  • STEP 6
    Finely chop the celery leaves and sprinkle on top when serving.

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