Creamy Celery Root and Apple Soup with Bacon

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Creamy Celery Root and Apple Soup with Bacon
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Health Score:
7,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 55 min.
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This decadent soup is packed with protein from the bacon and fiber from the apples.

Serve this soup with some whole wheat baguette for added flavor.

Ingredients

for
4
For the soup
1 large Celery root
3 ripe Apple
1 shallot
2 garlic cloves
2 slices Whole Grain Rye Rolls
10 slices Bacon
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
150 milliliters white wine
700 milliliters Vegetable broth
salt
freshly ground peppers
Nutmeg
100 milliliters Whipped cream
For garnish
thyme
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

For the soup, rinse the celery root, trim, peel and cut into small cubes. Rinse the apples, peel, cut in half, remove seeds and cut into small cubes. Peel the shallot and garlic and chop finely.

2.

Remove crusts from the bread and cut together with the bacon into 2 cm (approximately 3/4-inch) long strips. Fry bacon and bread in a pan with 1 tablespoon oil until crisp. Remove and drain on a paper towel. Sauté the shallot and garlic cubes in the bacon fat until translucent, 1-2 minutes, ​​add the celery root and apple cubes and sauté 3-5 minutes. Add the white wine and vegetable broth. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook until soft, 10-15 minutes. Puree the soup.

3.

Mix in cream, bring to a boil and season again. Ladle into bowls and serve garnished with bread and bacon strips and a few thyme leaves.