Saturday, March 26, 2011

Horseradish Prime Rib Soup

This soup is amazing! Horseradish lovers unite! This is from a local restaurant here in Corona.

Horseradish Prime Rib Soup

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 6 cups (or more) canned vegetable broth
  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 8 ounces fresh horseradish, peeled, finely grated (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ounces sourdough bread slices, cut into small cubes
  • 4 ounces of shaved prime rib

Preparation

Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add breadcrumbs and shallots and sauté 1 minute (do not brown). Add 6 cups broth, potatoes and horseradish are very tender, about 1 hour. Puree soup in batches in blender. Return soup to saucepan. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bread crumbs and prime rib; sauté until bread is crisp and prime rib is heated through, about 5 minutes.

Bring soup to simmer, thinning with more vegetable broth if necessary. Ladle soup into bowls. Top with shaved Prime Rib and bread cubes.

Now, since I don't have prime rib hanging around the house I may need to use some great pot roast or roast beef.

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