Five Lilies Chowder

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Five Lilies Chowder

Five Lilies Chowder

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dry white wine, leeks, mushroom stock, yellow onions
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups yellow onions diced
  • 1/4 cup shallots sliced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chopped
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups mushroom stock or rich chicken stock; fat removed
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme minced or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano minced or 1/2 cup minced celery
  • 1 cup leeks; both white and tender green parts
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons chives minced

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil. Add the onions, shallots and garlic and saute until they just begin to color. Transfer half of the onion mixture to a blender or food processor. Puree and return to the pan. Add the wine, bay leaf and stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. (The soup base may be prepared in advance to this point and stored refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen indefinitely and reheated before finishing.) Just before serving, add the thyme, oregano, celery, leeks and sherry to the hot soup base.
  • Bring to a simmer and simmer for 2 minutes. Do not overcook, the vegetables should retain their crunchy texture. Remove the bay leaf, stir in the chives.
  • Yield: 8 serving

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Five Lilies Chowder
Amount per Serving
Calories
187
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
5
mg
2
%
Sodium
 
266
mg
12
%
Potassium
 
390
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
18
g
6
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
259
mcg
29
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Calcium
 
49
mg
5
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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