Jerusalem artichoke and roast garlic soup

Jerusalem artichoke and roast garlic soup


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About this recipe: My vegetarian friends love this warming soup with its perfect blend of garlic, celery, onion, Jerusalem artichokes and potatoes. It makes a delicous meal with hearty homemade bread.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 garlic head, roasted and skins removed
  • 2½ tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, white part only, washed and chopped
  • Salt
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 700 g Jerusalem artichokes, peeled and chopped into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 small potato, chopped into 1 cm cubes
  • 1.5 litres hot vegetable stock
  • Olive oil, to serve
  • Finely snipped chives, to serve

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the butter and oil. Add the onion, leek and celery and a large pinch of salt, and cook until soft (about 5 minutes). Add the Jerusalem artichokes, potato and garlic and cook for another 5-10 minutes. Pour in the stock, bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are soft (about 10-15 minutes).
  2. Puree mixture in a blender until smooth, and season well. Serve with olive oil and chives.

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: This is yummy, I had never tried Jerusalem artichoke before but I would certainly recommend it, even the kids loved it! - 31 Mar 2010

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