Carrot, Celery, Potato and Lovage Soup

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The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

The Potato Year

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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Lovage is, in fact, a very good substitute for celery in soups but in this case you will use both.


  • 6 oz (175 g) potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 large sticks celery, sliced
  • 10 oz (275 g) carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 oz (25 g) butter
  • pints (1.4 litres) good chicken stock
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh lovage leaves


    Cook the onion, celery and carrots in the butter until softened. Add the potatoes and stock and simmer until cooked.

    Remove from the heat, liquidise with the lovage leaves and seasoning. Serve, reheated, with a little sprinkling of chopped lovage leaves.