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French Country Soup Recipe

French Country Soup is a popular Continental Soups and Stews
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family Friendly Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 750 ml - Mutton or Chicken stock
  • 2 sticks - Celery
  • 1 - medium Potato
  • 1 - medium Carrot
  • 1 - large Tomato
  • 1 - medium Turnip
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • bechamel sauce
  • For bechamel sauce:
  • 300 ml - Milk
  • 1 - Clove
  • 1 - Onion
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 2 tbsp - flour
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  • How to Make French Country Soup:

    1. Clean and finely chop all the vegetables. Cook in stock till tender.
    2. Blend or pass through a sieve to make a puree.
    3. For bechamel sauce:
    4. Stick the onion with the clove.
    5. Add to the milk along with the bay leaves. Bring to a boil.
    6. Remove from heat and let it sleep for half an hour.
    7. Blend together the flour and butter in a saucepan over a low heat.
    8. Take off fire.
    9. Strain the boiled milk and add a little at a time to the flour and butter mixture.
    10. When all the milk has been added, return to heat.
    11. Add salt and pepper and cook over a slow fire till the flour is well cooked and the sauce is smooth and glossy.
    12. Blend the bechamel sauce with the puree.
    13. Serve hot garnished with a swirl of cream.


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