French Creamed Chicken and Noodle Soup

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
20 mins

This is not only a comfort food, but a delightfully different soup..........with the addition of Apples, Apple Brandy, and Apple Cider. I am pleased to share this unique recipe with you, with the permission of my French friend, who created it.

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Directions

  1. Heat butter in saucepan. Add leeks and Granny Smith apple, cover and simmer until tender, for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add Calvados (remember to add alcohol to pan away from flame) return pan to burner, reduce liquid until almost evaporated. Stir in the cider vinegar, broth, apple cider and bring to a simmer.
  3. Add the chicken and pasta to the broth, cover cook until the chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. Skim off any fat which is floating to the surface.
  5. Stir in heavy cream, Gruyere, (if using ) and season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Garnish with chives.