Cardoni and Celery Soup
By Melissa's Corporate Chefs

Ingredients 

2 tablespoons Butter 1/4 stick 
5 cups Organic Celery chopped 
2 medium Red onion chopped 
1 pound Cardoni peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces 
10 ounces Organic Russet Potato peeled and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces 
2 cloves Organic Garlic peeled
1 teaspoon celery salt 
2 cans Chicken Broth 
1 cup Whipped Cream 

Directions 

Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add celery and onions. 

Cover and cook until very tender, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. 

Stir in cardoni, potato, garlic and celery salt. 

Add 2 cans broth; cover and simmer until all vegetables are very tender, about 30 minutes.  

Purée in blender in batches. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.) 

Pour soup into large saucepan. Add cream; bring to simmer, stirring often. 

Thin with more broth if necessary. 

Season with salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls.