Celery Recipes

Curried Celery and Apple Soup recipe

A gourmet soup made from surprisingly simple ingredients, this savory Celery and Apple soup highlights zesty curry, sweet apples and tender celery for a unique and delicious meal any time. Hearty chunks of chicken swim in the savory and aromatic soup for a healthy, memorable and unforgettably delicious stew.


  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ¼ c. white miso paste
  • 2 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp celery seed
  • 1 Tbsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp sea salt
  • 1 bunch celery, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • 2 large skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ¼ c. water
  • Balsamic vinegar, for serving


  1. In large skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic, miso paste, cumin, curry powder, celery seed, pepper, salt, celery and apple, and saute until celery begins to soften, about 5 minutes.

  2. Carefully transfer ½ of the celery mixture into a blender. Add chicken broth and carefully puree mixture.

  3. Transfer puree and remaining celery mixture to a large stock pot or dutch oven and set aside.

  4. In skillet saute chicken until browned, approximately 5 minutes. Add water to skillet and bring to a boil, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon, and stirring to combine. Transfer to dutch oven.

  5. Bring to a simmer for 20-25 minutes until soup has thickened slightly. Serve hot, drizzled with balsamic vinegar.

Author: Catherine Herzog

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Published: March 19, 2012
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