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Carrot And Potato Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  White of leek 2 , sliced
  Cubed potatoes 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sliced carrots 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon (only 1 teaspoon salt if canned broth is used)
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Half and half/Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shredded raw carrots 2 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan melt butter. Add leeks and cook for several minutes.
2. Stir in potatoes, carrots, broth, salt, and pepper.
3. Boil the mixture, decrease heat and simmer for 30 minutes until tender.
4. Transfer the hot soup in blender or food processor to puree.
5. Transfer it back to pan.
6. Mix half-and-half and heat to serving temperature.

SERVING
7. Garnish soup with shredded carrot.
8. This soup can also be chilled and served cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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2 Comments

dahandy1's picture
what are leeks, recipe I'm looking doesn't have leeks.
Samina.Tapia's picture
Leek is a vegetable which belongs, along with the onion and garlic family. If you can not get leeks, substitute it with the white portion of spring onions, or with shallots, or scallions.