Healthy leeks consommé

Author: Les Cultures de chez nous
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Preparation 30
Baking 60
Portions 3 liters
Freezing No


  • 12 leek's green part only
  • One garlic bulb
  • 1 spanish onion
  • 3 celery branches
  • 45 ml (3 tablespoons) of butter and olive oil
  • Grey sea salt and pepper up to taste
  • 3 liters (12 cups) of water
  • 1 spices garnished bouquet (thyme, Bay leaf and parsley)
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  • Chop all vegetables in small pieces. Steam leek's green and remaining vegetables in butter for about 15 minutes at low heat with the lid on.
  • Salt, pepper and add water and the garnished bouquet. Cook 1 hour (skim if necessary).
  • Set stamen chinese broth (keeps vegetables for ulterior use, like soups or vegetables puree).
  • Clarify consommé with eggs white and raw vegetables, if desired.

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