WINTER VEGETABLE SOUP
A rich vegetable soup for cold weather
I submitted this recipe to a local paper for a cooking contest a few
winters back. The recipe won an honorable mention in the Staten
Island Advance. I make it at least twice a winter.
It is very rich, and something my family looks forward to.
- 1 leek,
- 1 large onion,
- 4 carrots,
- 1 bunch watercress,
- 1/2 lb butter
- 1 large blanched tomato,
- 4 celery stalks,
- 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms,
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- black pepper
- white pepper
In a large saucepan, combine the butter, leeks, carrots, onions, celery,
and spices. Cover with water and simmer until the vegetables are tender.
When vegetables are tender, place 3/4 of the contents of the saucepan
into a blender and puree until creamy. Pour contents back into the
Add cream, chopped tomatoes, mushrooms, and watercress. Season to taste with
salt, black pepper, and white pepper.
Simmer for 10 more minutes. Serve with french crusty bread and enjoy!
10 minutes preparation, 45 minutes cooking.
no need to measure.
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Recipe last modified: 3 Dec 85
From: vas@lzaz.UUCP (V.SNYDER)
Subject: RECIPE: Snydely's winter vegetable soup
Date: 13 Nov 86 06:47:55 GMT
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