This condensed vegan and gluten free cream of celery soup recipe is ideal to use in any cooking dish. Coconut milk replaces the dairy making this homemade soup recipe safe and vegan-friendly. Also, you can easily adapt it to make a cream of mushroom soup or cream of chicken soup. It is healthier and a more delicious soup than canned soup from a grocery store.
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Being dairy and gluten-free meant creating a homemade version of gluten-free cream of celery soup that was also vegan. This recipe has a creamy texture and far surpasses any canned version. It also is an easy recipe that uses simple ingredients and is vey versatile.
This post shows you how to create the best dairy-free cream of celery soup that is also gluten-free which is great to cook with.
Ingredients Used In the homemade soup recipe
- Fresh Celery
- Olive oil or Coconut Oil
- Coconut Milk (or a plant-based milk of your choice)
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Gluten-Free Flour
How to Make The homemade Condensed cream of celery soup recipe
Step #1 Mince Fresh celery and Sauté
Mince the raw celery into tiny pieces. This Ninja Chopper is a great way to easily get the celery into small enough pieces. Alternatively, you can mince by hand or use a food processor.
Step #2 Sauté Celery in Oil
Sauté the celery with or without celery leaves in 2 tbs. of olive oil or coconut oil for approximately 4 minutes or until celery is softened. You may use a small to medium-sized pan for this. Do this over low to medium heat, depending on your stove.
Step #3 Add Coconut milk and Spices
Next, pour in the coconut milk, onion and garlic power, and salt and mix slightly.
Step #4 Whisk in the flour
Then add the gluten-free all purpose flour in gradually whisking until blended. This gluten-free flour blend is the perfect substitute for regular flour.
Step #5 Stir the mixture until thickened
Lastly, stir the soup until it reaches your desired thickness. You will want to make sure you stir it so it does not burn on the bottom. It does not take long to become thickened.
It will look similar to one of the canned variety of the classic cream of celery soup.
Step #6 Use or Store
Use this soup right away or store in an airtight container, (preferable a glass jar or glass container). It will keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. However, you can also put it in a freezer-safe container and store in the freezer for up to 3 to 5 months.
Canning jars work well for this recipe. It makes between approximately 3 cups of condensed cream of celery soup. Do note, there is some separation during the freezing process. However, it does not interfere with the taste or dish that it is added to.
- 2 large Stalks Celery
- 2 Tbs. Olive Oil or Coconut Oil
- 2.5 cups Coconut Milk
- 5 Tbs Gluten Free Flour
- 1-2 tsp. Salt
- 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder
- 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
- Mince celery into tiny pieces.
- Sautee the celery in the olive oil until tender.
- Add the coconut milk to the pan as you heat the mixture over low heat.
- Add the onion powder, garlic powder, and salt to the milk mixture.
- Whisk in the flour.
- Whisk gradually until thickened or until the consistency you want it.
Keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
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Nutrition Information:Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Trans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSugar: 0g
This vegan gluten free cream of celery soup recipe is great because it uses basic ingredients but can be used so many ways. To give it additional flavor, try replacing a 1/4 cup of the coconut milk with vegetable stock or vegetable broth. You could even use chicken stock if you are only dairy-free but not vegan.
This is one of my favorite recipes to whip up and add to a recipe. It is so quick and easy. Also, it gives a creaminess as well as a richer flavor to dishes.
possible Substitutions to use
Mushrooms can be used in place of the celery. In order to make cream of mushroom soup, simply replace the celery with 1 cup of finely diced sauteed mushrooms.
Also, olive oil or coconut oil is used in this recipe. However, if you prefer to use a vegan butter option, that will work as well.
The Best Way to Use this Delicious Soup
- In gravies
- In soups or stews
- Add to casserole dishes
- As a creamy agent in noodles
- In sauces
This creamy soup is great to add to dishes in place of cheese. It gives it an added smooth texture that works for various dietary needs.
This post showed you how to create Your own Cream of celery soup that is vegan and a gluten-free option as well. A simple recipe that will work in so many dishes.
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