Winter Squash & Whisky Braised Leek With Smoked Bacon Brusch

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

This delicious soup and bruschetta makes for a warming winter supper.

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Directions

  1. SOUP: Place heavy bottom stockpot over medium-low heat. Add olive oil and leeks. Sauté until the leeks are soft, then add squash, whisky and stock. Raise heat to high, cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Rduce heat to a simmer and cook until the squash is tender (use a knife or fork to test the tenderness). Remove from heat and allow to cool, Purée until smooth using a handheld blender or food processor.
  3. BRUSCHETTA:.
  4. Slice baguette in half, length-wise, then slice into pieces. Toast until golden brown. Cook bacon until crispy; remove from pan and place on paper towel to remove excess fat. When cool, finely chop.
  5. Divide Roquefort amongst slices of toasted baguette. Drizzle with honey and top with bacon. Place baguette on baking sheet and broil until cheese begins to melt (1 minute). Serve with the soup.

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