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Cauliflower & Roquefort Soup

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 T margarine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 C cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 quart vegetable stock or water
  • 2 T fresh snipped chives
  • 1/2 tsp. herbs de Provence
  • A few drops of hot pepper sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 2 egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 2 T brandy or rum
  • 1/2 lb Roquefort cheese
  • Croutons to taste
  • Chives for garnish

Directions

  1. Melt margarine in soup kettle or Dutch oven, and saut/(c) onions until tender. Tightly cover the pot, turn off the heat, and allow to sit undisturbed for about 10 minutes. Then adjust the heat to medium, add the cauliflower and potato and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the stock, chives, herbs de Provence, hot sauce, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove from heat. Pur/(c)e in batches in a blender or food processor, then return to the pot. In the blender or food processor, combine the cream, yolks and brandy and blend until smooth.
  4. With the blender running, add 1 cup of the hot soup in a narrow stream, and blend until smooth. Stir back into the pot, add half the Roquefort, and cook, stirring constantly, until the cheese melts. Do not allow to boil.
  5. Remove from heat and serve immediately, garnished with hot toasted croutons, the remaining Roquefort and chives.

 

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