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Celery and Ginger Soup

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Serves 4

This is truly punchy little soup bursting with flavour.

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  • 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


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

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27th Jan, 2013
Fantastic flavoursome soup! So easy
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