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Soothing Leek Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Unsalted butter
  • 2 tb Finely chopped onion
  • 1 lg Leek; rinsed well,
  • -sliced crosswise
  • 2 c Double strength chicken
  • -broth
  • 1 c Diced potato
  • 1 1/2 c Whipping cream
  • 3/4 ts Salt (or to taste)
  • Freshly ground nutmeg and
  • -black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c Crumbled blue cheese or
  • -freshly grated Parmesan
  • 4 Shots dry white wine

 Directions

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan. Add onion and leek and cook slowly,
stirring often, until soft. Stir in broth, then add potato; cover and cook
until potato is tender. Cool, then process in a food processor or blender
until pureed. In another saucepan, bring cream to a gentle simmer, cook
until slightly reduced, then stir in leek mixture and heat until very hot
(do not boil). Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Serve hot; sprinkle 1
Tbs cheese over each serving and offer a shot of wind on the side. Makes 4
servings. Because this soup is not hot, it's a comforting starter to serve
before very hot entrees.

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