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Potato Leek Soup (Potage Bonne Femme) March 27, 2013

Filed under: Soups and Salads — alittlemoreofeach @ 8:18 pm
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2 Tbl butter

1 cup leek, cleaned white and light green parts, sliced

3 cups chopped onion

5 cups diced potatoes

2 quarts boiling water

1 lb shredded cabbage

1 clove garlic, minced

2 ½ cups light cream

¾ cup chopped parsley

salt and pepper to taste



Heat butter in a large soup pot. Add leek, onion and potatoes. Sauté about five minutes, stirring frequently. Add boiling water. Bring mixture to a boil and simmer gently for 30 minutes. Add cabbage and garlic to simmering mixture. Return to boil and simmer 20 minutes. Add cream and parsley and heat to serving temperature. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


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