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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Fuvesleves (Herb Soup)

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 ts Marjoram leaves
  • 1 ts Thyme leaves
  • 1 tb Chives; 1" pieces
  • 1 ts Applemint; chopped
  • 4 tb Butter, unsalted
  • 1 tb Flour, all-purpose
  • 6 c Water
  • 1 ts Salt
  • pn Pepper, black
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 1 tb Sour cream
  • 3 Rolls, hard; cut in half,
  • -toasted


Cook all the herbs in 2 tablespoons butter for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with
flour, then stir and cook another 4 minutes. Set aside.
Pour 6 cups of water into a pot and bring to a slow simmer. Add salt and
Mix egg yolks, sour cream and remaining butter; whip into the simmering
soup. Cook soup over low heat, stirring, until it thickens. Add herbs and
simmer another few minutes.
Place half of a toasted roll in a soup plate and ladle soup over it.

Notes: This recipe comes from Gyula Vasvary, master chef in the 1820's of

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