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Vegan Celariac, Pear and Butter Bean Soup

This Vegan Celeriac, Pear and Butter Bean Soup has a savoury flavour from the celeriac, contrasted with the sweet pear, and given additional body and thickness from the white beans. Then fresh rosemary finishes it with a wintery herby taste!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Soup, starter
Cuisine: british, French, winter
Keyword: bean soup, celariac, soup, vegetable soup
Servings: 5
Calories: 340kcal
Author: Vanessa Sturman


  • 500 g Celeriac (2 cups) or 1 Large celeriac cut up
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (divided) ½ cup
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 200g of pears, cut up ½ cup (about 1.5 / 2 pears)
  • 400 g butter beans, drained 1 tin (1 cup)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 650 ml veggie stock (2 + ¾ cup)
  • 200 ml vegan single cream (¾ cup)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh Thyme / rosemary (to top it)


  • Preheat oven to 200 C.
  • Peel (using a knife) and cut up the celeriac. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil. Bake for 45 mins to an hour or until soft with some of the edges brown.
  • In a large pan on a medium heat, place the other 1 tbsp olive oil. Cook the onion until translucent, then add the garlic and cook for a further few minutes. Next add the cumin, coriander and nutmeg.
    Celeriac in a roasting dish about to go into the oven
  • Add the cooked celeriac, the pear and butter beans and stir for a few minutes. Then add the veggie stock. Add the salt and pepper.
  • Bring to the boil. Once boiled, turn down to a simmer, with a lid on the pot.
  • Once the celeriac is soft, cool the soup down a little, then blitz in the blender or with a stick blender until the soup is creamy.
  • Add the soup back into the pan (or keep it in the pan if blending in the pan) then add the vegan single cream.
  • Add more salt and pepper to taste. Add a little extra water if the soup is too thick & reheat.
  • Serve hot with crispy fried herbs & croutons.


Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 824mg | Potassium: 799mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 277IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg