Try this celeriac and pear soup, then check out our celery and stilton soup, celeriac soup, mushroom soup and more winter soup recipes.


  • olive oil
  • 4 shallots, finely sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • a thumb-sized piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 celeriac, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 4 ripe pears, cored and roughly chopped
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • a handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large saucepan, add the shallots, garlic and ginger and cook over a medium heat for about 5 minutes until softened but not coloured.

  • STEP 2

    Add the celeriac, pears and stock, bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the celeriac has softened enough to mash easily.

  • STEP 3

    Liquidise the soup in a blender until silky smooth. If using a food processor whiz until smooth and then sieve it to catch any bits. Season and serve sprinkled with parsley.


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