Chalet Soup

Chalet Soup Recipe

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Diana Adcock


Please note this is a Swiss recipe, not French.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
    turnip, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c
    carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c
    white onion, diced
  • 1
    leek, washed and sliced thin
  • 2
    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


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