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Potage Parmentier

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Potage Parmentier is a french vegetable soup made with leeks and potatoes as the key ingredients. Cooked in milk and chicken stock, the Potage Parmentier is seasoned to taste and is simple yet flavorful.
  Butter 5 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Leeks 3 Medium, thinly sliced (White Part Only)
  Potatoes 6 Medium, finely chopped
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
  Milk 10 Ounce (300 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Melt the butter with the oil in a large saucepan.
Add the onion and fry until it is soft.
Stir in the leeks and potatoes and cook, turning occasionally, until the potatoes are evenly browned.
Season with salt and pepper and pour over the stock and milk.
Bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the potatoes are very tender.
Pour the soup through a strainer into a bowl, using the back of a wooden spoon to rub the vegetables through.
Discard the pulp in the strainer.
Alternatively, puree the soup in a blender.
Return the soup to the saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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