Scape Vichyssoise

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A classic soup (served hot or cold) for garlic lovers. If scapes are not available at a specialty shop or farmer's market, use 1/4 cup sliced garlic. If you like spicy soups, add a few drops of chili oil.

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  • add   2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley
  • add   2 cups chopped garlic scapes
  • add   1 cup sliced leeks
  • add   salt
  • add   1/4 cup whipping cream
  • add   4 cups chicken stock
  • add   1 tablespoon butter
  • add   2 cups diced peeled red potatoes

Instructions

  1. Heat butter in pot over medium-high heat; add scapes& leaks and saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Add potatoes& saute until softened slightly, about 2 minutes longer.
  3. Add stock& bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium& simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are cooked.
  5. Puree in food processor or with a hand immersion blender.
  6. Add cream& seasonings to taste.
  7. Simmer for 5 minutes to blend flavours.
  8. Stir in parsley.