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Cream Of Celery Soup

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Ingredients
  Celery 4 Cup (64 tbs), chopped
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oil 3⁄4 Tablespoon
  Savory 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 6 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Quart
  Tofu whey 1 Quart
  Tamari 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl or jug combine the water and tamari. Stir to blend. Keep aside for later use.

MAKING
2. In a medium saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over a medium flame.
3. Add the chopped celery and sauté it till it is tender. Using a slotted spoon remove the celery into a bowl and keep aside.
4. In the same saucepan, melt the remaining butter.
5. When the butter starts to foam, stir in the spices and flour and sauté for 2 minutes.
6. Taking pan off the heat, gradually pour in the milk and stirring continuously, blend to a smooth consistency.
7. Return pan on the flame and bring the sauce to a boil, stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming.
8. Stir in the water and tamari mixture.
9. Reduce the flame and simmer the soup for 20 minutes, stirring often.
10. When the soup thickens, add the sautéed celery, stir and simmer for another 2 minutes.

SERVING
11. Ladle the hot soup into a deep dish soup plate or large soup bowls.
12. Serve with crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Celery
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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