*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             CARROT LEEK BISQUE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5       c            Water
    5       c            Carrot slices
    1       cl           Garlic -- minced
    1       sm           Onion -- chopped
    2       ea           Stalks celery -- sliced
    2       lg           Leeks -- sliced and soaked
    2       ts           Dried basil
      1/4   ts           Dried sage
      1/4   ts           Dried thyme
    1       tb           Miso -- red or white
                         -OR 1 veg. bouillon
    1       t            Sweet butter
 
   Bring water to boil. Add ingredients except butter in
   order given.
   
   Cover and bring to boil.  Simmer 20 mins or until
   veggies are soft.
   
   Remove 1/2c carrots with slotted spoon.
   
   Puree remaining ingredients in blender. Return to
   heat. Add reserved carrots and buter. Reheat and serve.
   
   Garnish with 3T sour cream and 1T chives, <total for
   all bowls> if desired.
  
 
 
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