Celery and Blue Cheese Soup (stilton) is a rich, creamy and easy soup that's bursting with great taste. Make it in just 25 minutes with 8 simple ingredients.
This rich and creamy Celery Blue Cheese Soup brings together the wonderful flavours of blue cheese (aka stilton or gorgonzola), tangy apples and fragrant celery.
It's super quick and easy to make in just 25 minutes.
It's a creamy bowl of deliciousness.
I'm most definitely a year-round soup fan. You? Even in the summer, I tuck into soup most lunchtimes. I've made a LOT of soup. So trust me that you'll love this one!
I just love how a bowl of veggies, whether pureed or chunky, becomes nourishing, warming and food for the soul.
Why You'll Love This Recipe
Ready in just 25 minutes.
Rich and full of flavor.
An easy soup recipe.
A great way to use up leftover blue cheese, particularly after Christmas.
Tasty warm or cold.
Ingredients & Tools
You only need a few simple ingredients to make this Celery and Blue Cheese Soup!
Onions - Use yellow, brown or red onions, whatever you have to hand.
Garlic - I'm a HUGE garlic fan, but if you're not, then feel free to leave it out.
Celery - This is a key ingredient in Celery and Stilton Soup, unsurprisingly. It gives the soup a lovely depth of flavor and a slight tartness that counteracts the rich creamy blue cheese beautifully.
Apple - Adding an apple gives a lovely tart/sweetness that really brings out the flavor of the blue cheese and celery in the soup. Use any variety of eating apple.
Vegetable Stock / Vegetable Broth - Choose your favorite, or homemade. I usually go for low-sodium varieties.
Milk - Some blue cheese soup recipes call for heavy cream, but I use milk which makes for a less calorific soup! Use any milk - 2%, whole milk etc...
Blue Cheese - Use any blue cheese that you like, regular, mild, Stilton, gorgonzola, roquefort etc..
To cook this celery and blue cheese soup recipe, you'll also need:
Large pot - one big enough to hold 4 portions of soup.
Blender - to puree the soup recipe, you'll need either a standard jug blender or a handheld stick immersion blender.
You can enjoy this Celery Stilton Soup on its own, or with these accompaniments.
If you love this Blue Cheese Celery Soup recipe, then I hope you'll also love these other soup recipes too!
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Celery and Blue Cheese Soup
- 1 onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 6 stems/ribs of celery chopped
- 1 apple peeled and chopped
- 2 cups (500ml) vegetable stock / broth
- ⅓ cup (100ml) milk
- ½ cup (75g) blue cheese
- salt and pepper
- Cook the onion and garlic in the oil in a pan over a medium/low heat for about 5 minutes, or until softened but not browned.
- Add the celery, apple and vegetable stock and simmer until the vegetables are soft, about 15 minutes.
- Add the milk and blue cheese and puree with an immersion blender until smooth.
The nutritional information provided is approximate and can vary depending on several factors, so is not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietician for special diet advice.