Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup


Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup
This is a very simple recipe: lots of winter vegetables cooked in chicken stock, then blended. The soup's special finishing touch comes from cream and a spoonful of mustard.
39,3744.6/5 for 31 ratings
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Last modified on: January 14th 2015

For 18 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
58 min.25 min.1 hour 23 min.
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge in a sealed container. Freezes well.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1
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Choose your vegetables, preferably roots, such as celeriac, carrots, turnips, beetroot, black radishes, etc.

You should use a variety and aim for a balance with about the same weight of each, apart from strong-flavoured kinds, of which you will need less, or they are all you will taste. I am thinking in particular of celeriac and radishes.

Use pink rather than red beetroot if you can, otherwise the colour will be a strong reddish purple, which might not be very appealing - it's a matter of taste.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Prepare 6 leeks and chop. Then chop the cauliflower fairly small (a mandolin is ideal for this).

Stage 3 - 40 min.
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Peel and rinse the other vegetables and slice thinly (use a food processor) or cut into julienne sticks.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Prepare 3 onions and slice thinly.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Pour 15 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan or stockpot. When hot, add the onion, salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes without colouring.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Add all the other vegetables and mix well. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Cover with 2 cm (1 inch) of water and add 3 chicken stock cubes.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
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Bring to the boil and cook on medium heat until the carrots are tender.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Remove from the heat and blend thoroughly.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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Add 750 ml liquid cream, 3 tablespoons French mustard and blend briefly once more. Your soup is ready.

Remarks

You can use any number of different vegetables, depending on what you have already or can find on the market. It is important to use a wide variety.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
6,828 Kcal or 28,587 Kj239 gr448 gr454 gr
341 %92 %42 %69 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
93 Kcal or 389 Kj3 gr6 gr6 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
379 Kcal or 1,587 Kj13 gr25 gr25 gr
19 %5 %2 %4 %
% 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

Home made.

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