Eowyn's Famous Soup

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Not Aragorn’s favorite, but if she had used fresh ingredients, he might have liked it better!

Difficulty: Medium - some experience needed
Serves: 4-6

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Ingredients

Fish Stock - recipe below
¾ pound leeks, well washed, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 Tablespoons butter
2 large white potatoes, peeled & diced
Salt to taste

Method

Fish Stock:
1 ½ pound fish trimmings (heads, tails & bones –washed & drained)
3 cups water
¼ cup chopped carrots
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped celery
1 bay leaf
3 peppercorns
1 cup clam juice

Combine ingredients into soup pot and bring to boil over moderate heat. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Strain & reserve stock.

Soup:
Heat leeks and onion in butter in a large skillet until transparent; do not brown. Add potatoes, fish stock, and salt. Simmer until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes. Using a hand immersion blender, puree soup most of the way leaving some chunky bits.

Serve hot!

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