Slow Cooker Celery Soup with Bacon
  • CourseMain Dishes, Soups
  • CuisineGluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Slow Cooker
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6-8hours
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6-8hours
Ingredients
  • 1bag celerywe recommend Dandy® Snack Celery Sticks
  • 1large yellow onion
  • 1lb small white potatoes
  • 3cloves garlic
  • 4cups chicken stockcan also use low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2tsp saltplus more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3cup heavy creamcan also use milk, water, or additional stock
  • 4 to 6slices thick-cut bacon
  • parsleyfor garnish
Instructions
  1. Chop celery, onion, and potatoes into small, equally sized pieces (about 1/2 inch), and mince garlic. Combine the chopped vegetables, stock, salt, and pepper in a 3-quart or larger slow cooker.
  2. Cook on LOW for up to 8 hours. While soup is cooking, fry the bacon on the stovetop until crispy and set aside.
  3. Purée in batches in a blender or use a stick blender directly in the slow cooker.
  4. Before serving, stir in cream, water, or stock to thin the soup.
  5. Serve bowls of soup with bacon and parsley for garnish.
Recipe Notes

Dandy® Snack Celery Sticks are naturally sweeter and crispier and have less strings. It’s the celery we recommend for this soup.

Slow Cooker Celery Soup with Bacon can be served hot or cold. Your choice!