Endive and beer soup


Endive and beer soup
For this soup, the endives (chicory) and onions are cooked gently together first before adding the vegetable stock and beer. The endives and beer give the soup a hint of bitterness and a unique flavour.
52,8504.3/5 for 21 ratings
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Last modified on: January 12th 2014

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30 min.35 min.1 hour 5 min.
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Keeping:

A few days in the fridge in a selaed container.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #2
Prepare 500 g endives (head of chicory) and cut into pieces.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #3
Peel and rinse 100 g potatoes, then slice but do not rinse again.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #4
Melt 1 knob butter in 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan on medium heat, then add the onions and endives, salt and pepper.

Cook without colouring, stirring frequently.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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Add 750 ml Vegetable stock and the potatoes. Bring to the boil.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
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Add the beer, cover and leave to cook for 20 minutes.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Add 100 ml liquid cream to finish, then blend to give a smooth soup. Check the seasoning.

Stage 8
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #8
Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and garnished with a parsley leaf.

Remarks

Choose whatever beer you prefer, but preferably a light bitter or lager style.

No onions to hand? Just use shallots.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,284 Kcal or 5,376 Kj13 gr90 gr91 gr
64 %5 %8 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
71 Kcal or 297 Kj1 gr5 gr5 gr
4 %<1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
257 Kcal or 1,076 Kj3 gr18 gr18 gr
13 %1 %2 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Thibault Van Aerde.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Vegetable stockVegetable stock: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, Fisherman's Ragout, Country vegetable soup, Light Broccoli Soup, Duo of slow-cooked pork, ... All
Endives (head of chicory)Endives (head of chicory): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: How to prepare endives , Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Individual creamy endive gratins, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Endive gratin with cancoillotte, ... All
BeerBeer: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Ch'ti mussel tarts, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), Carbonnade, Gratin du Nord, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mini Mont d'Or fondue with "spuds in blankets", Winegrowers' sausage casserole, Alsatian-style salad, Morteau sausage, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, ... All

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