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Consomme Flavored Vichyssoise Soup

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Ingredients
  Leeks 4 (White Part Only)
  Onion 1 Medium
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce
  Potatoes 5 Medium, finley sliced
  Chicken consomme 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Finely chop leeks and onions

MAKING
2. In a large saucepan, melt butter.
3. Saute the onion and leeks until soft.
4. Add potatoes, consomme and salt stir well.
5. Bring to a boil.
6. Reduce flame, cover the pan and simmer for 35 minutes until potatoes are tender.
7. Turn contents of the pan into a liquidizer and blend into a smooth puree.
8. Pour the puree back into the saucepan.
9. Return on a medium flame.
10. Stir in milk and simmer for 5 minutes.
11. Check for seasoning.
12. Take pan off the flame and cool to room temperature.
13. When completely cooled, blend in the cream.
14. Place pan in the refrigerator and chill soup.

SERVING
15. Ladle the chilled soup into deep dish soup plates.
16. Garnish with finely chopped chives.
17. Serve chilled soup with crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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