Quick Garlic Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
This recipe can be prepared a day ahead and can easily be doubled or tripled. I garnish each serving with a dab of sour cream. By adding chicken and rice, you can turn it into a main course.—Kathy Schrecengost, Oswego, New York
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  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender, about 2-3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Stir in cayenne.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 189 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 1085mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.