Christmas

Cream of Brie Soup

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September 24, 2009
Author Notes

Had this recipes for 30 yrs. I make this soup only on special ocassions.Its very rich,so serve small portions. —freedfeld

  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 1/4c chopped onion
  • 1 med. Leek[white part only] chopped
  • 1/2c thinly sliced celery
  • 4tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/4c flour
  • 2c whole milk
  • 2c home made chicken broth
  • 3/4lb Brie cubed[1/2lb 60%fat brie de Paris+1/4lb herb brie]
  • Pinch cayenne
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Chopped chives for garnish
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Directions
  1. In a 3qt. kettle,saute the the onion,leek & celery in the butter until limp.Stir in the flour,remove from heat, stir in the milk & chicken broth using a whisk to mix well.Return to heat & simmer stirring constantly until soup thickens.Add all the Brie[with the rind on] and stir until melted.Run all of this through a food processor until very smooth.Correct seasoning with S&P and cayenne serve hot with garnish.

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