A little bit of rice thickens this unexpectedly delicious and weeknight-easy celery soup; a few slices of pear add the perfect sweet finish (and look beautiful, too).

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
5 1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 minutes or until transparent. Add curry powder and rosemary; cook and stir 30 seconds more.

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  • Add celery, broth and rice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes or until celery and rice are very tender. Cool slightly.

  • Transfer to blender or food processor in batches; cover and blend or process until smooth. (Or use an immersion blender in the pot.)

  • Serve topped with pear slices and celery leaves.

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterolmg; sodium 568mg; potassium 516mg; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 3g; sugar 5g; protein 5g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 469IU; vitamin c 7mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 76mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 73mg; iron 2mg.

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