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Clean Out the Crisper Celery Soup

Clean Out the Crisper Celery Soup

If you are like me, you always have celery and carrots in your crisper. I finally decided to do something with all of that celery and I hope you like this version! (paleo soup)

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Ingredients

  • • 2 pieces of bacon, chopped
  • • 2 tablespoons ghee or organic butter
  • • 10 stalks of celery, chopped (save celery leaves for garnish), diced
  • • 1 yellow bell pepper (or bell pepper of choice), seeded and diced
  • • 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped
  • • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • • handful of fresh parsley
  • • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • • 4 cups veggie or chicken broth
  • • sea salt and ground pepper to taste
  • • optional garnishes: the leaves from the celery, edible flowers

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven or a heavy-bottomed pot, place bacon and ghee over medium heat. Add celery, bell pepper, cauliflower, paprika, parsley, and garlic.
  2. Heat for about 5 minutes until the celery starts to tender.
  3. Add broth. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Taste.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Alternately, use a stand mixer with batches of the mixture to blend.
  6. Garnish with celery leaves and/or edible flowers.
  7. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces of bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or organic butter
  • 10 stalks of celery, chopped (save celery leaves for garnish), diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (or bell pepper of choice), seeded and diced
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • handful of fresh parsley
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 4 cups veggie or chicken broth
  • sea salt and ground pepper to taste
  • optional garnishes: the leaves from the celery, edible flowers

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven or a heavy-bottomed pot, place bacon and ghee over medium heat. Add celery, bell pepper, cauliflower, paprika, parsley, and garlic.
  2. Heat for about 5 minutes until the celery starts to tender.
  3. Add broth. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Taste.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Alternately, use a stand mixer with batches of the mixture to blend.
  6. Garnish with celery leaves and/or edible flowers.
  7. Enjoy!