Chalet Soup

Chalet Soup Recipe

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Diana Adcock


Please note this is a Swiss recipe, not French.


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20 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1/2 c
turnip, peeled and diced
1/2 c
carrot, peeled and diced
1/2 c
white onion, diced
leek, washed and sliced thin
waxy potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 c
small pasta shape of choice
4 c
spinach, stems removed and slivered
2 c
2 c
chicken broth (low salt)
2 c
whole milk
1 c
half and half
1 tsp
kosher salt


3 Tbsp
chives, minced
1 c
smoked gruyere, grated
2 c
grated nutmeg to taste

How to Make Chalet Soup


  • 1In a large stock pot over medium heat melt butter.
  • 2Add the turnips, carrots and onions.
  • 3Saute for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • 4Add leeks and cook 2 minutes.
  • 5Add the water, chicken broth and salt.
  • 6Turn heat up to medium high heat.
  • 7Add potatoes and pasta of choice.
  • 8Continue to cook, stirring often for 8-10 minutes.
  • 9Add spinach-cook for 1 minute.
  • 10Add milk and half and half.
  • 11Continue to cook until soup begins to "almost" boil, about 5 minutes.
  • 12Ladle into bowls, offer toppings at table.

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About Chalet Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French

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