Notes: If making bisque through step 3 up to 1 day ahead, cool, cover, and chill; stir often over medium heat until hot.

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James Carrier

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4- to 5-quart pan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add onion and stir often until golden, 7 to 10 minutes.

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  • Add flour and stir to coat onion. Add broth, artichoke hearts, and tarragon; stir until mixture boils and thickens, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • In a blender, holding lid down with a towel, whirl mixture in batches until smooth; pour into a large bowl.

  • Return soup to pan and stir over low heat until hot. Ladle into bowls and garnish with spoonfuls of whipped cream and Parsley-Lemon Gremolata. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

153 calories; calories from fat 50%; protein 9.1g; fat 8.4g; saturated fat 2.5g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 6g; sodium 129mg; cholesterol 7.8mg.