Gnarly Celery Soup

Gnarly Celery Soup

gnarly celery soup
Gnarly Celery Soup!  Organic celery is gnarly looking but  so delicious and nutritious!! Celery reduces blood pressure, relieves arthritis and calms the nerves!! My Gnarly Celery Soup is a great solution! Let’s make a soup of that gnarly celery with yummy Middle Eastern spices to warm your tummy and take the edge off of a chilly night or a tension filled day!!

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 leek and 1 onion, chopped

1 red chili pepper or pinch of chili flakes

2-3 bunches of organic celery with leaves

2-3 organic ripe tomatoes

1 organic fennel, bulb and fronds

1 bunch Swiss Chard

1 tsp Ras el Hanout, Frontier

1 tsp roasted ground coriander

1/2 tsp garlic powder

32 oz lo sodium broth + water

6-8 shitake mushrooms

1/2 cup barley

fresh ground salt & grains of paradise pepper

In a large pot heat the olive oil and add chopped leek, chili and onion and stir

Chop celery, fennel, tomato and swiss chard and add to pot

Stir in garlic powder, Ras el Hanout and coriander powder and stir

Add broth and water and simmer

Slice shitake mushrooms and add to the pot along with the barley

Salt and pepper to taste

Simmer the soup for 25 minutes, until barley is cooked

adjust for seasoning and add water if necessary

Enjoy my gnarly celery soup!!

organically grown celery

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