Celeriac Soup with Chives and Pine Nuts


Take advantage of the lovely taste of celeriac and a range of seasonal vegetables with this comforting winter soup. Serve with brown bread for a warming family lunch. You and your children will love this easy to make celeriac soup.


  • 50g butter
  • 1 celeriac, peeled and cubed
  • 1 potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 leek, trimmed, washed and roughly sliced
  • 1 onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 1 litre fresh stock, chicken or vegetable
  • 25g pack chives, chopped
  • 50g pine nuts, toasted

Prepare: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40-45 minutes

Makes: 5 – 6 portions

Suitable for freezing


Melt the butter in a large, heavy-based pot over a medium-low heat. Add the celeriac, leek, potato, garlic and onion, season generously, and gently sweat the vegetables until they’re all starting to soften – this will take about 10 minutes.

Add the stock, bring the soup up to a boil, turn down the heat and simmer for about 20 – 30 minutes or until the celeriac is completely tender.

Liquidize until smooth, return to the pan and reheat over a medium flame. Just before serving, check the soup for seasoning and serve with the chives and pine nuts and drizzle over a little extra olive oil, if liked.



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  • tineke - workingmommyabroad


    Your recipes never disappoint girl, this looks and sounds AMAZING!

    • Leky83

      Thank you lovely.

  • Milena


    Absolutely agree! I’m going out of find celeriac! Xx

    • Leky83

      Thanks Mily.

  • kirstin morabito


    First time i’ve ever heard of a recipe like this. Sounds pretty tasty!

    • Leky83

      🙂 Thanks Kristin.

  • Teacher Kendall


    This sounds delicious. Not enough chefs use celery root in recipes! Fresh stock makes all the difference in soups as well. Can’t wait to try it.

    • Leky83

      Thank you.

  • Mary Barham


    Printing this for my recipe book!!!! I love soup!!

    • Leky83

      Thanks Mary.

  • All Babied Up


    Never had celeriac before! Excited to try it!

  • Julie Hoag


    I’ve never tried celeriac before, so this sounds very interesting. It looks delicious!!!

  • Danielle


    This sounds so good! I’ve never heard of celeriac before, but I love all of the other ingredients.

  • Krysten


    Your dish looks absolutely delicious! I have never used celeriac before, I’m not quite sure what it tastes like.

  • Sally


    I absolutely love root vegetables in soup form. This sounds amazing!

  • Jennifer Corter


    Yummy! This looks so good I might have to try and make it myself!

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