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Sherry Enhanced Vichyssoise Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 50 Milliliter
  Leeks 3 Medium, white part sliced
  Chicken broth 375 Milliliter
  Salt 2 Milliliter
  Pepper 1⁄2 Milliliter
  Potatoes 2 Medium, baked
  Milk 375 Milliliter
  Heavy cream 250 Milliliter
  Sherry 15 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1. With a knife, peel and dice potatoes. Keep aside.

MAKING
2. In a 2–litre microwaveable casserole, mix butter and leeks.
3. In the microwave, cover and cook for 3-5 minutes at High.
4. Blend in the broth, salt and pepper.
5. In the microwave, cover again and cook for 3-5 minutes at High, and then another 6 minutes at Medium.
6. In an electric mixer, blender or food processor, puree the diced potatoes, the broth mixture and milk together.
7. Pour the mixture back into the casserole.
8. In the microwave, cover again and cook for 3-4 minutes at Medium.
9. Add the cream and sherry and stir them in.
10. Chill the soup thoroughly.

SERVING
11. Garnish with chopped chives and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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