VICHYSSOISE

VICHYSSOISE

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2-3

    leeks, washed and sliced (1½ c.)

  • 3

    TBSP. butter

  • 2

    potatoes, peeled and sliced (1½ c.)

  • c. chicken stock or broth

  • ½

    tsp. white pepper

  • salt to taste

  • ¾

    c. heavy cream

  • ½

    tsp. fresh chopped chives

Directions

Cut tops off leeks, using only white and pale green parts. Melt butter in lg. pot and add leeks. Simmer 5 min. until leeks wilt. Add potatoes, stock, pepper, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 35 mintues. Uncover and cook 10 more minutes to reduce liquid to about 3 cups. Place in blender or food processor to liquefy. Strain and add cream. Taste for seasoning and refrigerate. If too thick, dilute with milk. Serve chilled; garnish with chives.


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