Recipe Summary

15 mins
23 mins
8 appetizer servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a heavy medium saucepan, bring wine and vinegar to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until liquid is reduced to 1 cup (this should take about 15 minutes). Stir in whipping cream, Brie, garlic, sprig of thyme and basil. Cook and stir about 8 minutes, or until Brie melts.

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  • Set a fine mesh strainer over a large bowl. Carefully pour soup through the strainer. Season soup to taste with salt and white pepper. Serve in bowls topped with additional snipped basil and/or thyme. Serve with bread slices.

Brie Fondue:

For fondue, prepare as directed except increase the white wine vinegar to 1 cup. Whisk 1/4 cup all-purpose flour into the whipping cream before adding to vinegar mixture. Cook and stir until cheese is melted and mixture is thickened. Sprinkle with additional snipped basil and/or thyme. Serve with bread cubes and/or dippers. Makes 8 appetizer servings.

Nutrition Facts

690 calories; total fat 57g; saturated fat 35g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 16g; cholesterol 207mg; sodium 595mg; potassium 209mg; carbohydrates 23g; fiber 1g; sugar 1g; protein 15g; vitamin a 1944IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 81mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 172mg; iron 1mg.