Vegetarian Vichyssoise

Elegant, classic French soups like this make the right first course for a formal occasion. Serve chilled or warm, and make sure to use the prettiest leek pieces, cut very precisely, for the garnish.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 cups chopped leeks
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 bunch of scallions, cut into ¼" pieces
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat butter. Add leeks; cook, stirring until tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in potato slices and broth; bring to boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes , or until potatoes are soft.
  • Purée with salt until smooth. Garnish with scallions and black pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 cups chopped leeks
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 bunch of scallions, cut into ¼" pieces
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat butter. Add leeks; cook, stirring until tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in potato slices and broth; bring to boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes , or until potatoes are soft.
  • Purée with salt until smooth. Garnish with scallions and black pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars1g
Protein2g