Celery and green pesto soup

JanaBy Jana    

December 5, 2014

Celery and green pesto soup 0 5 0

Aromatic, thick, tasty and filling!

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • 10 mins

    25 mins

    35 mins


1Heat 2 tbs of oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté celery root, onion, pears, and celery 2 minutes.


3Stir in 3 cups broth, cover pan, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.


5Purée soup in batches in blender until very smooth, then return to saucepan.


7Add remaining 1/4 cup broth to blender, swirl to clean any soup from sides of jar and then pour into saucepan.


9Blend mustard greens, lemon juice, 2 tbs of oil and 1/4 cup soup in mini food processor until almost smooth.


11Season with salt and pepper, if desired.



3 tbs of olive oil

3 cups peeled, cubed celery root

1 medium onion, chopped

2 medium unpeeled pears, diced

2 celery stalks, thinly sliced (1¼ cups)

3 ¼ cups vegetable broth

2 packed cups stemmed and chopped mustard greens (2 oz.)

1 tbs of fresh lemon juice


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