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Soup D'herbes Potageres(Pot Herb Soup)

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“A delicious soup gleaned from the magazine Saveur. Made with potato, leek, onion, and parsley with added cream, this is sure to please!”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add potatoes, leeks, onions, celery, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally. When potatoes begin to stick to the bottom of the pot(about 15 minutes), reduce heat to medium low. Continue cooking vegetables until soft, about 15 minutes more.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 8 cups water to a boil in another pot. Add 1 tbls. salt and the parsley and boil for 5 minutes. Strain parsley, reserving 6 cups of the water.
  3. Add reserved cooking water to the pot of vegetables and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes, add cream and simmer for 15 more minutes.
  4. Puree the soup with reserved parsley in batches(be careful not to fill the blender up too full or it will overflow!) until it is smooth. Adjust the seasonings. Serve the soup garnished with chives or other herbs and with additional sea salt at the table, if desired. Enjoy!

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