Dutch Leek Soup
This flavorful cream of leek and Gouda soup uses whole wheat flour as the thickener.
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons beef base or bouillon granules
8 cups water
1 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon mace
5 leek ribs, cleaned and chopped
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 cups shredded Gouda cheese
- In a saucepan blend together whole wheat flour, beef base, and water. Stir in milk and mace. Bring to a boil, immediately reduce heat to simmer, and cook for 10 minutes.
- Add chopped leek ribs and cream; simmer for 10 more minutes. Serve with shredded Gouda cheese sprinkled on top.
Makes 8 servings.