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Tasty Soup with Celery Leaves

Tasty Soup with Celery Leaves

A rich and aromatic soup made with celery leaves removed from the stem.

Ingredients: 4-5 servings

Celery leaves
3-4 stems' worth (60 g)
Onion
1/2 medium
Potatoes
1
Carrot
About 5 cm
Bacon
3-4 rashers
Garlic
1 clove
You favourite macaroni
50 g
Bay leaf
1
Soup stock cube
1
Salt
1 teaspoon
Black pepper
a small amount
Olive oil
1 tablespoon
Water
1000 ml

Steps

1. Roughly cut the celery leaves, and dice the onion, carrot and potato. Slice the bacon into 1 cm pieces and finely chop the garlic.
2. Pour olive oil into a saucepan and fry the onion and garlic. Add the bacon, and when the oil starts to render, add the vegetables and fry.
3. When everything has cooked evenly, add water and bay leaf. Skim off any scum, add the soup stock and macaroni, and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.
4. When the macaroni has softened, season with salt and pepper and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to use fresh celery leaves straight from the stem.