Nanna's Vichyssoise

Nanna's Vichyssoise Recipe

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Louise Herrod


Talk about comfort food! This is an old family recipe that's great hot or cold. Traditionally, we served this with warm sour dough bread. Yum!!!


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20 Min
45 Min


  • 4
    leeks, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium
    onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
  • 5 medium
    potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    milk, whole
  • 2 c
    medium cream (or half and half)
  • 1 c
    heavy cream

How to Make Nanna's Vichyssoise


  1. Cook leeks and onions in butter until slightly transparent.
  2. Add potatoes, broth and salt. Cook 35 to 40 minutes. Pour small batches into blender or food processor and blend until smooth; then pour back into pot.
  3. Return to heat. Add milk and creams. Serve hot or cold.

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About Nanna's Vichyssoise

Course/Dish: Soups, Cream Soups, Other Soups
Hashtag: #leeks

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