Brittany Flounder Soup
Brittany flounder soup is a French regional recipe. Brittany is located on the western coast of France where there is an abundance of fresh seafood.
3 pounds flounder
2 onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
10 cups water
6 potatoes, peeled and diced
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons salt
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Cut flounder into chunks, set aside.
- In a large kettle, sauté onions and garlic in butter until tender, then add water, potatoes, parsley, salt, bay leaves, thyme, marjoram, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
- Add the flounder and reduce the heat to medium. Cook, covered, for about 25 minutes, or until the flounder and potatoes are tender. Remove and discard the bay leaves.
Makes 10 servings.