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Celery Soup with Walnuts and Crème Fraîche by Johnnie Mountain

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A delicious winter warming vegetable soup. No stock is required as the flavours will be strong enough.
  Celery heads 2 , chopped
  Potatoes 2 Large, peeled
  Onion 1 Medium, finley chopped
  Water 1 Liter
  Unsalted butter 100 Gram
  Fennel seeds 10 Gram
  Walnuts 50 Gram, chopped
  Creme fraiche 50 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan over a medium/high heat
2. Add the onions, celery and fennel seeds and cook for 6-8 minutes
3. Add the potato, cover with a lid and cook for a further 10 minutes
4. Remove the lid, add the water and bring to the boil
5. Simmer for 20 minutes (skim the surface of unwanted residue)
6. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes
7. Blend the soup with a hand blender until smooth
8. Season to taste
9. Serve in a bowl with chopped walnuts and Crème Fraîche as a garnish

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 430 Calories from Fat 268

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.5%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 53.8 mg17.9%

Sodium 131.3 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 7 g13.2%

Vitamin A 14.5% Vitamin C 57.6%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Celery Soup With Walnuts And Crème Fraîche By Johnnie Mountain Recipe