The sky has been falling. Henny Penny aka Chicken Little called it, along with Cocky Locky, Goose Loosey, Turkey Lurkey and Ducky Lucky. And then, just in the knick of time, something big transpired to soothe our collective souls. Someone eliminated Foxy Loxy.
Carrot Celery Apple Soup
- 2 lbs carrots, diced
- 3 stalks celery, sliced
- 1 onion or 2 dry shallots, diced
- 5 c broth
- 1 1/2 apples, diced
- 1/4 c tomato sauce, or 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 t dried oregano
- freshly ground pepper and sea salt
- 1/2 apple, thinly sliced
- 1/2 t butter
- celery leaves, chopped
In a large pot, combine carrots, celery, onion and broth. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Add diced apples, tomato sauce and oregano and simmer for 20 minutes. Use a Vitamix or blender to purée soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
In a small pan, melt the butter and gently heat apple slices, cooking on low heat, flipping occasionally until tender.
Serve soup garnished with apple slices and celery leaves. A nice crusty bread completes the soul soothing. Serves 6.
- Carrot Celery Apple Soup was inspired by Good Food Made Simple: Soup. Their recipe had the thinly sliced apple garnish cooked in lemon juice which was too tart for my taste.
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