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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.
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Last modified on: January 12th 2014

For 5 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
30 min.35 min.1 hour 5 min.
Keeping:
A few days in the fridge in a selaed container
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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.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #5
Add 750 ml Vegetable stock and the potatoes. Bring to the boil.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #6
Add the beer, cover and leave to cook for 20 minutes.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Endive and beer soup : Photo of step #7
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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories 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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Endives (head of chicory)Endives (head of chicory): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Individual creamy endive gratins, Endives , Endive and walnut salad, How to prepare endives , ... All
BeerBeer: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Carbonnade, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), Gratin du Nord, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Express sauerkraut, Avengers' potatoes, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Piedmont salad, Sarladaise potatoes, ... All

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