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Celeriac and Spinach Soup with Baked Kale Chips

Celeriac and Spinach Soup with Baked Kale Chips – it can’t get healthier than that!

Celery Root, also known as Celeriac, has mild aroma and flavor of celery and walnuts with a crisp texture perfect julienned or sliced into salads and soups or braised in broth and butter.
Here, it is combined with spinach to make a delicious soup

Stay warm and healthy! And have a good winter-)

Spinach soup and kale chips

Celeriac and Spinach Soup with Baked Kale Chips

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Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for the soup:
  • 1 ¾ pints/ 4 cups of water
  • 8 fluid ounces/1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 leek, thickly sliced
  • 1 ¼ pounds celeriac, diced
  • 7 ounces fresh spinach leaves
  • freshly grated nutmeg
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • baked kale chips to garnish
  • Ingredients for the kale chips:
  • about one bunch of kale, rinsed and dried, torn into bite-sized pieces and tough stems removed
  • olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp wine vinegar

Instructions

1

Direction for the kale chips:

2

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.

3

Lay on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, wine vinegar, cracked black pepper, and salt. Bake until crisp, turning the leaves halfway through, about 2 hours.

4

Directions for soup:

5

Mix the water and wine in a pitcher. Place the leek, celeriac, and spinach in a deep pan and pour the liquid over the top. Bring to boil, lower the heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until the vegetables are soft.

6

Pour the celeriac mixture into a blender food processer and process until smooth, in batches if necessary. Return to the clean pan and season to taste with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg.

7

Reheat gently. Serve with the homemade baked kale chips.

Notes

If the soup is too thick, thin with a little water or low-fat milk when processing.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Marina
    January 19, 2012 at 3:15 am

    I make soup out of celeriac quite often, but never had it with spinach. Good idea though, thanks!

  • Reply
    Tiffany
    January 19, 2012 at 4:30 am

    First, your photos are gorgeous! The soup sounds really interesting, I have always wanted to try baked kale chips…. I'm putting it on my to-do list!

  • Reply
    Grubarazzi
    January 19, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    Very creative, and beautiful as always.

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