Celeriac Soup

19/11/2012 21:19

 Serves 2-3

1 celeriac, peeled & chopped into cubes
1 medium onion, sliced finely
1 pint vegetable stock
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 bay leaf
Salt & black pepper to taste
50ml double cream
Handful fresh herbs, choose from ~ Chives, Parsley, Thyme leaves, Sage.

Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the celeriac and onion. Stir to coat with oil and Sauté gently for 10 minutes. Add the stock and bay leaf. Simmer over a low heat for about 15-20 minutes, or until the celeriac is soft. Remove the bay leaf and discard. Add the fresh herbs and liquidise until smooth.
Stir in the cream and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.