Celery Apple Sweet Potato Soup
 
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A delicious soup that can be eaten as a starter or main. With the addition of fried firm tofu, chicken or pulled ham hock this becomes hearty, easy to prepare bowl food.
Marissa:
Recipe type: Soups
Cuisine: British
Servings: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 stalks of celery, trimmed and sliced
  • 4 eating apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 400ml water plus 1 vegetable stock cube
  • +-400ml milk
  • 450g potato or sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • Optional
  • ¼ cup of dairy free cream or Greek yogurt for creaminess
  • Chunks of artisan bread
  • Crumbled Stilton Cheese
Method
  1. Heat the oil in a pot and add the vegetables and the seasoning, allow the vegetables to sweat with a lid on for 5 minutes.
  2. Break the stock into the vegetables, stir and add the water.
  3. Bring the soup to a gentle simmer and cook until the vegetables have softened.
  4. Liquidise and thin the soup with as much milk as you need to reach your desired consistency.
  5. Serve with a dash of cream, sprinkling of parsley and fried firm tofu, chicken or pulled ham hock if desired.
Tips
For a heartier soup add chunks of tofu, chicken or pulled pork.
The soup freezes well.
Add Stilton cheese crumbled over the hot soup is delicious.
Recipe by Marissa's Recipes & Ideas at https://www.marissa.co/celery-apple-sweet-potato-soup/