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Creamy Garlic Soup Recipe
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Creamy Garlic Soup Recipe

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While this soup simmers, the great garlicky aroma will fill your kitchen! We love the toasted garlic bread floating on top of a rich and creamy bowlful. It would be a terrific first course for most any meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 8 slices frozen garlic bread, thawed and toasted
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook and stir the garlic in oil over low heat for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Stir in the broth, salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary; simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  2. Strain broth and return to the pan. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks and cream. Stir in 1/2 cup hot broth. Return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over medium heat until soup reaches 160° (do not boil). Top each serving with a slice of garlic bread; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Soup in Country Extra September 2005, p49


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nikmyown
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2015

"Havnt tried this recipe yet but sounds good. ..but I would roast the garlic in oven before adding it to the soup"

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Brenda2772
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2014

"Nice flavor, although the family decided it wasn't garlicky enough. I was very disappointed in how thin it was.

I do plan on tweaking it until it is how we like it. Thanks for the inspiration!"

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fbrown
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2009

"excellent taste with subtle undertones of the herbs. Already a favorite with my family and friends. I have to double the recipe when I make it as they always want seconds."

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