Garlic Soup Recipe

Garlic Soup Recipe

Ingredients: Serves 4

45 ml/3 tbsp olive oil
12 garlic cloves, peeled
225 g/8 oz potatoes, diced
600 ml/1 pt/2.5 cups water
2 egg yolks
15 ml/1 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)

150 ml/0.25 pt milk
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Coriander (cilantro) leaves

Method:

Heat the oil in a saucepan and stir-fry the garlic without browning for 30 seconds. Add the potatoes and water. Boil for 8 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Pass through a sieve (strainer) or puree in a blender or food processor. Reheat the puree. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks and cornflour blended with the cold milk. Pour in a cup of the warm soup and stir well. Add this mixture to the remaining soup. Simmer for 4 minutes, stirring continually. Season to taste. Ladle into warm bowls and sprinkle with coriander leaves.

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