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Celery and Red Onion Soup

Today, New Year’s Day, I’m going to fight that fatigue with a energy-packed superfood: celery. A late night means I always start to drop off around tea time, so here we go…

You’ll need

6 stalks of celery
One big red onion
Half a pint of stock
Black Pepper.
A dash of olive oil.

That’s it.

Chop and wash and then stick in a frying pan.
Put a lid on and simmer for 40 mins.
Before you blitz remove a handful of the reduced celery. Keep it to add back into the blitzed soup, just for some crunch.
Blitz the rest and reheat in a pan, adding water and the celery pieces until it’s just the right consistency.

The verdict: extremely yummy and surprisingly creamy in texture. A real winter warmer after a walk with the dog.
I’d give it 8/10

What about you?

The lowdown on Celery – it seems that the B1 vitamin in celery can help us breakdown carbohydrates improve digestion and as a result, increase our energy levels. This crunchy vegetable also contains lutolin and diosmin, which, it is thought, could help fight Alzheimer’s and other similar diseases.




3 Responses to “Celery and Red Onion Soup”

  1. Oh wow! This looks awesome! What a nice combination of ingredients. When you have the time, do drop by my space. I just made some snacky oat bars and would love to know what you think. Happy holidays!

  2. I used to use cream and lots of butter. Not needed.

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