Cream of celery and orange soup
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Serves: 4
A recipe for a cream of celery soup flavoured with oranges
  • 60ml butter
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 300ml chopped celery stalks and leaves
  • 45ml cake flour
  • 5ml salt
  • freshly grounded black pepper
  • 60ml grated orange rind
  • 750ml vegetable stock
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 orange, peeled and cut coarsely
  • Sour cream, thin slices of orange and celery leaves
  1. Melt the butter in a large pot.
  2. Add the onions and celery and sauté over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the cake flour and mix to form a roux and season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Add the orange rind and vegetable stock.
  5. Cook the celery mixture on a low heat for approximately 20 minutes or until the celery is soft.
  6. Remove from the heat and cool down slightly.
  7. Process the soup in a food processor until smooth and return to the pot.
  8. Add the milk and orange meat and heat through.
  9. Spoon the soup into bowls.
  10. Add a teaspoon of sour cream with a slice of fresh orange and celery leaves to garnish.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at