So Simple Bloody Caesar Soup

Enjoy the flavors of Canada's favorite drink in this refreshing chilled soup brings. Try it for a light lunch or as an appetizer for your next dinner party.

Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 TB butter
  • 1 cup onion, diced small
  • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 26 oz box diced tomatoes in juice (such as Pomi)
  • 1 qt Clamato juice
  • 1 tsp horseradish
  • ½ tsp celery salt, plus additional for garnish
  • ½ tsp tobacco sauce (plus additional to taste)
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 3-6 oz cans chopped clams
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • ½ tsp lime juice

Instructions

Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add onion and celery and cook, stirring often, until very soft (~10 minutes). Add garlic and worcestershire, and cook for 1 minute, add tomatoes, Clamato juice, horseradish, celery salt, tobacco, and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Purée using an immersion blender or blender. Add 2 full cans of clams (including juices) and 1 drained can of clams. Chill soup thoroughly before serving. Whisk together lime juice and sour cream. Garnish each bowl of soup with 2 tsp lime sour cream and a sprinkle of celery salt.