Soupe génevoise

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Gammon soup from Geneva.

Soupe génevoise
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:438
Ready in:2 hours
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 45 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th October 2012

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  1. Place the gammon in a large pan with with the stock or water, bring to a boil and skim.
  2. Add the potatoes, leeks and onion.
  3. Boil a few minutes, continuing to skim.
  4. Reduce the heat, cover and continue cooking for 1 hour.
  5. Remove the gammon, reserve and keep warm.
  6. Add the rice to the soup, season lightly and cook for a further 30 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, cut the gammon into thin slices.
  8. Serve the soup in bowls with the gammon slices and garnished with the chervil.


Unless you grow your own, you may find it difficult to find chervil. Use parsley or coriander leaves instead.

Chef's notes

Be very careful with the salt - you may find that you do not even need any if the gammon is fairly salty.

See also; Gammon recipes and related

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