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Recipe: Vichyssoise 2


  • 2 tb Butter or margarine
  • 3 md Leeks, carefully washed -and minced 1 md Onion, minced
  • 2 c Potatoes, finely diced (about 2 large potatoes) 4 c Chicken broth
  • 1 c Half and half
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste


  1. ln a deep, 2 1/2-quart to 3-quart, heat-resistant, non- metallic casserole, melt butter in Microwave Oven 30 seconds. Add leeks and onions. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven an additional 3 minutes.
  2. Add diced potatoes and chicken broth to butter-leek mixture. Heat, covered, 15 to 18 minutes or until potatoes are very tender.
  3. Press mixture through a sieve or electric blender till smooth.
  4. Return mixture to heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole and gradually stir in cream. Add salt and pepper to taste
  5. Heat, covered, 4 minutes or until soup is very hot.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: hors d’oerves

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)