Vichyssoise Recipe

Cold Vichyssoise
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Leeks2 , minced (White Part Only)
 Onion1 , minced
 Potatoes4 , peeled, thinly sliced
 Chicken stock4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Light cream2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chopped chives1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 477 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.8%

Saturated Fat 18.6 g93.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 104.4 mg

Sodium 277.6 mg11.6%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.1%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 10 g19.6%

Vitamin A 43.2% Vitamin C 64.8%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a stockpot, melt butter; saute" leeks and onion until tender, but not golden.
Add potatoes and chicken stock; simmer for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Pour into blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into large container and stir in cream.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Serve garnished with chives.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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