Leak and Blue Cheese Soup

Preparation 00:05
Cook Time 00:40
Total Time 0:45
Serves 6     adjust servings

Leek and blue cheese soup is perfect for fall days and blue cheese lovers!

Ingredients

  • 3 large leeks
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 cups chicken broth/stock

Garnish

  • 1/2 cup diced scallions

Instructions

Slice leeks thinly, width-wise. Over medium heat, melt the butter and olive oil in a large soup pot. Saute the leeks for 10-15 minutes.

Add the blue cheese to the pot, stirring until the cheese is melted. Then add the flour, stirring constantly until absorbed. Mix in the mustard and black pepper.

Add the chicken broth and turn heat to high. Stir until soup comes to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Serve. Garnish with additional blue cheese and the diced scallions.

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