Celery Potato Soup

This recipe uses the entire celery stalk, leaves and all, for a more intense celery flavor.


  • 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) vegetable or olive oil
  • 1 pound (454 g) chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup (80 g) chopped onion
  • 2 1/2 cups (600 ml) vegetable stock
  • 1 cup (240 ml) low fat buttermilk
  • 2 (450 g) medium Russet potatoes, cooked and quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, roasted, peeled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Sauté celery and onions in oil until softened.
  2. Add vegetable broth and let simmer for about 25 minutes.
  3. Place cooked ingredients, buttermilk, potatoes, garlic, salt, and pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  6. Blend for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.