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Chilled Leek and Potato Soup - Vichyssoise

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Sliced leeks; white part
  • -only
  • 4 c Diced potatoes (old or
  • -baking potatoes
  • -recommended)
  • 6 c Water (up to 7)
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt or to taste (up to 2)
  • 1/2 c Or more sour cream, heavy
  • -cream, or creme fraiche
  • -(optional)
  • 1 tb Minced fresh chives or
  • -parsley


Simmering the soup. Bring the leeks, potatoes, and water to the boil in=
the saucepan. Salt lightly, cover partially, and simmer 20 to 30 minutes,
o= r until the vegetables are tender. Puree the soup if you wish. Taste,
and correct seasoning. After chilling the soup, you may wish to stir in a
little more cream. Taste carefully again, and correct the seasoning. To= p
each serving with a sprinkle of chives or parsley. NOTE: If you are not
pureeing the soup, cut the vegetables rather neatly.

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