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Corn and Leek Bisque
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Natalie from The Modern Proper joined us to make this in the Vitamix Test Kitchen at the Everything Food Conference.

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Details

Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 8
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ingredients

  • 1/ 4 cup butter
  • 2 cups thinly sliced leeks, white and light green parts only
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 6 ears corn, kernels removed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/ 4 tsp cayenne pepper, optional
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • Micro-greens, avocado, cilantro, jalape–ños or tomatoes for garnishing

Method

  • Step 1

    In a dutch oven melt butter over medium heat. Add leeks and sauté until tender.

  • Step 2

    Add corn kernels, bay leaf and garlic and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Pour chicken stock over the corn and season salt, pepper and cayenne. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes, then remove bay leaf.

  • Step 4

    Pour the soup into a blender and blend until completely smooth. Return to pot and add the heavy cream. Continually stir over low heat until cream is fully incorporated. Adjust seasoning as needed, serve, garnish and enjoy!