Cream of Celery Soup with Apple and Crunchy Pepitas

Mother Rimmy

Ready in: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Vegetarian
Gluten Free
Whole 30

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apple , chopped
    Produce
  • 6 cups celery, sliced
    Produce
  • 1 cup fat free half and half
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    Produce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
    Produce
  • 8 tablespoons pepitas
    Savory Snacks
  • salt, to taste
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 tablespoons thyme, leaves
    Produce;Spices and Seasonings
  • 32 ounces low sodium vegetable broth
    Canned and Jarred
  • 4 cups water
    Beverages

Steps

  • Preheat large soup pan over medium high heat.
  • Add olive oil and allow to heat up, then add onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently to keep from burning, then add celery, apples, vegetable broth, water and thyme.Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and cook for 25 - 25 minutes until celery and onions are very tender.
  • Remove from heat and puree in a blender, or with an immersion blender until very smooth. Stir in half and half milk and lemon juice, and return to pan to heat through.Top with pepitas and serve.Alternately, chill over night and serve the next day as a chilled soup.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 187.21  cal  (9.36%)
  • Fat: 9.77  g  (15.03%)
  • Saturated Fat: 1.89  g  (11.81%)
  • Carbohydrates: 21.51  g  (7.17%)
  • Sugar: 12.78  g  (14.2%)
  • Cholesterol: 1.97  mg  (0.66%)
  • Sodium: 929.94  mg  (40.43%)
  • Protein: 6.34  g  (12.68%)
  • Manganese: 0.81  mg  (40.35%)
  • Vitamin K: 33.49  µg  (31.9%)
  • Magnesium: 107.59  mg  (26.9%)
  • Phosphorus: 265.11  mg  (26.51%)
  • Vitamin A: 938.89  IU  (18.78%)
  • Fiber: 4.66  g  (18.64%)
  • Potassium: 572.19  mg  (16.35%)
  • Vitamin C: 13.13  mg  (15.91%)
  • Copper: 0.29  mg  (14.38%)
  • Folate: 54.1  µg  (13.53%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.21  mg  (12.09%)
  • Calcium: 108.81  mg  (10.88%)
  • Zinc: 1.62  mg  (10.81%)
  • Iron: 1.93  mg  (10.73%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.18  mg  (9.22%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.1  mg  (6.93%)
  • Vitamin E: 1.03  mg  (6.88%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.61  mg  (6.12%)
  • Vitamin B3: 1.17  mg  (5.84%)
  • Selenium: 2.93  µg  (4.19%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.2  µg  (3.41%)

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