GARLIC SOUP

 

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Ingredients

  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 quarts chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • salt
  • fresh ground pepper (to your taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage (or 2 leaves fresh)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (optional)
  • 1 pinch rosemary
  • 1/2 cup light cream
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 6-8 slices of toasted Italian bread or French bread
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese or romano cheese

Directions

  • Saute garlic in oil until slightly browned.
  • Heat broth and wine until hot but not boiling.
  • Add garlic, oil, spices and herbs, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Remove bay leaf from pot and puree soup.
  • Return pureed soup to pot and continue simmering.
  • Add cream to egg yolks, then add a bit of soup and mix well.
  • Add egg mixture to the pot and simmer for about 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • Place a toast slice in each bowl, ladle soup over toast slice and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

A wonderful rich garlic soup that is not overpowering!

Categories: Bisque/Cream  Creamy  Savory  Soup 

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