Celeriac and sesame soup

Celeriac and sesame soup
Celeriac soup with a double dose of sesame flavour: tahini (sesame paste) in the smooth, creamy soup and a crunchy sesame-seed crumble scattered on top.
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Last modified on: April 3rd 2022

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Celeriac and sesame soup : Photo of step #1
Prepare 500 g celeriac and cut into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 25 min.
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Cover with 1 litre whole milk, salt and put to cook on medium heat.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Meanwhile, prepare the sesame crumble: put 1 litre whole milk, 30 g sesame seeds, 30 g flour and 30 g butter into a bow,l and salt.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Rub in using your finger tips until mixed to a crumb-like texture.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Spread the mixture out on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Bake for 10 minutes until nicely coloured.

Leave to cool.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Back to the soup: when the celeriac is well cooked and soft, take off the heat and blend thoroughly.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Add 100 g tahini (sesame paste) and blend again.

Stage 9
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Your soup is ready, apart from checking the seasoning.

Stage 10
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Serve in a wide soup dish or deep bowl, with a generous dose of sesame crumble scattered on top.
The quantity of tahini is just for guidance, so use more or less to suit your own taste.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,083 Kcal or 8,721 Kj91 gr101 gr146 gr
104 %35 %10 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
123 Kcal or 515 Kj5 gr6 gr9 gr
6 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
521 Kcal or 2,181 Kj23 gr25 gr36 gr
26 %9 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery, Milk, Sesame, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.44 €
  • Per person : 0.86 €

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