Vichyssoise

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Nanna D

a cool refreshing treat on a hot day.

Top Review by Canary Bird Sue

This was brilliant - very easy to make. We ate it hot (as it was a cold day), Only comment is that it made 6 rather small servings but maybe we were just greedy. Thanks Nanna!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 12 cup celery, diced
  • 2 cups water
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 12 cups chicken stock
  • 14 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup cream

Directions

  1. Simmer leeks, potatoes and celery in the water with a little salt and pepper added, until vegetables are tender (about 1/2 hour).
  2. Add chicken stock; bring to boiling point. Press mixture through a sieve.
  3. Add nutmeg and chill well.
  4. Add cream (part sweet and part sour may be used).
  5. Beat with an egg beater.
  6. Serve ice cold with chopped chives added to each cup or bowl of soup.

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