Pumpkin, Leek, and Blanche de Chambly Soup

Beer: Blanche de Chambly

Preparation: 25 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Serves 4

 

Ingredients :

- 3 leek whites, cut into rounds

- 5 cups pumpkin flesh, cut into large even cubes

- 3 medium-sized potatoes, cut into large even cubes

- 1 clove garlic, minced

- 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated

- 2 cups Blanche de Chambly

- 2 cups chicken broth

- 2 cups water

- 1/2 cup olive oil

- 1 tsp. thyme

- 1 tsp. oregano

- 1 pinch nutmeg

- 1 pinch cinnamon

- Salt and pepper

 

Preparation :

- In a large pot, sweat leeks in olive oil for 8 to 10 minutes.

- Add pumpkin and potato cubes and fry for about 10 minutes.

- Then add Blanche de Chambly, chicken broth, water, garlic, ginger, and spices. There should be enough liquid to cover vegetables.

- Add water if necessary.

- Simmer for 45 minutes over medium-high heat.

- Puree soup using a food processor or blender.

- Salt and pepper to taste.

 

Recipe and photo: Philippe Allard and Samuel Joubert, recettesdelamort.ca