Leek Soup with Roasted Garlic and Parmesan

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 45 mins

I developed this recipe for a dinner party My wife and I were invited to in 1999. It is decedent, not low fat or ?healthy?. It was also a BIG hit

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Begin by preparing the roux.
  2. Melt the butter in a large stock pot.
  3. Add the cup of flower a little at a time whisking briskly to avoid lumps.
  4. After all the flower is in, continue to whisk and cook for at least 3 min.
  5. (5 is better).
  6. Add the 3 cups of 1/2 reduced chicken broth a little at a time wile continuing to whisk.
  7. as the roux thickens, add the 3 cups of wine a little at a time until all is incorporated.
  8. In a sauté pan, melt the 2 Tbs.
  9. of butter over medium heat, add the chopped leaks and sauté until tender but not browned and add to the roux.
  10. Next, add the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, head of Roasted garlic, parmesan cheese, soy-sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and honey.
  11. Let simmer for 1/2 hour stirring often.
  12. Lastly, with the heat low, stir in the cream and then the 1/2 cup butter to finish.
  13. Serve soon.
  14. this soup also keeps well refrigerated for up to a week.


Most Helpful

I just made this for my baby shower, and it was a great success! Loved the richness & depth of it. I admit being surprised how popular it was, & how it appealed to so many vastly different people. A stellar recipe.

HesterX September 17, 2007

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