Vichyssoise Recipe

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Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Leeks/1 large bunch green onions white part only4 , finely chopped (Use White Part Only)
 Onion1 Large, thinly sliced
 Butter/Margarine1⁄8 Pound (1/4 Cup)
 Chicken broth/6 bouillon cubes to 4 cups boiling water1 Quart (Regular Strength)
 Potatoes3 Large, peeled and thinly sliced
 Whipping cream1⁄2 Pint (1 Cup)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped chives/Green onion tops1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2982 Calories from Fat 1250

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g215.9%

Saturated Fat 89 g445.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 487.4 mg

Sodium 3230.1 mg134.6%

Total Carbohydrates 384 g127.9%

Dietary Fiber 45.8 g183.2%

Sugars 94.2 g

Protein 51 g102.1%

Vitamin A 426.5% Vitamin C 578.8%

Calcium 126.7% Iron 175.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Over low heat, cook leeks or green onions and sliced onion in butter until soft, but not browned.
Add chicken broth and potatoes and cook, covered, until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
Press through a fine wire strainer, or blend smooth in an electric blender.
Pour in cream and milk and season to taste with salt and pepper.
If too thick, thin with additional milk.
Chill thoroughly.
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