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Celeriac soup - antifungal, healthy, delicious. Also known as Celery Root Soup.
Celeriac Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 121 kcal
Author: Lisa Richards
  • 1 Tbsp. oil, olive or coconut
  • 1 leek, white and light green parts, cleaned and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 celeriac, about 1 1/2 pounds, peeled and cut into 1 inch dice
  • 1/4 cup peeled, diced Granny Smith apple (optional)
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • Pepper to taste
  • Fresh thyme leaves for garnish
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add leeks and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes.

  2. Add celeriac and apples (if using) and cook, stirring, for another 5 minutes. 

  3. Add water and bring to a simmer, then cover and cook until celeriac is tender, about 30 minutes.  

  4. Puree soup mixture until smooth in an upright blender, food processor or directly in the saucepan with an immersion blender.

  5. Stir in dried thyme leaves, pepper to taste and additional salt if necessary.

  6. Serve soup with a garnish of fresh thyme leaves.