“This is THE best garlic soup EVER. It's from my much used & loved 'Feast of Soups' cookbook by Jacqueline Heriteau.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Separate the garlic cloves & scald 1 minute. Slip off & discard skins & scalding water.
  2. In a kettle over medium heat, combine cold water, garlic, salt, pepper, cloves, parsley, & oil. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, & simmer 30 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. With a slotted spoon, lift out the cloves, parsley, & garlic. Discard parsley & cloves. Puree the garlic with 2c of broth, in a blender or food processor, or press through a sieve.
  4. In a medium bowl beat the egg yolks until thick. Whip in the butter, then the garlic puree, then 1c broth. Whip this mixture into the kettle. Reheat to just below boiling, but do not boil.
  5. To serve: Place a piece of French bread, toasted & buttered in the bottom of each soup bowl & sprinkle generously with cheese. Ladle the soup over the bread.
  6. To make ahead: Complete through Step 3, then finish just before serving.

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