Two-tone vichyssoise

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Leeks; greens trimmed
1 pounds Baking potatoes; pared & cut in chunks
¾ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon White pepper
1 medium Red pepper; chopped
1 cup Buttermilk; divided
1 tablespoon Chopped chives

Slice leeks lengthwise up to root end; rinse leeks under cold water to remove sand. Place leeks, potatoes, salt, white pepper & 2-1/2C water in 2qt bowl; cover w/ vented plastic wrap. Cook in microwave on High 20-22min til potatoes are tender. Let stand, covered, 4min. Meanwhile, in small bowl, cook red pepper, covered, on High 4min til tender; set aside. In food processor, blend leek-potato mix 2-3min til smooth; remove half of mix to bowl; stir in 1/2C buttermilk and cover. Add red pepper and remaining 1/2C buttermilk to food processor; blend til smooth, scraping side occasionally; place in another bowl and cover. Chill both mixes for at least 2 hours. To serve, using 2 ladles, pour mixes simultaneously into bowls; use spoon to swirl mixes; sprinkle w/ chives.

Posted to KitMailbox Digest by "Dan/Trina D." <itisme@...> on Jan 06, 1998

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