Garlic Soup

Makes 4 servings at 81o each. Prep: 10 minutes. Cook: 15 minutes.

Garlic Soup
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 10 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 slices day-old French bread
  • 4 eggs (optional)

Make It

1. Heat broth in a saucepan.

2. Meanwhile, press garlic cloves with flat side of knife to soften. Leave them whole and unpeeled.

3. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook until browned, but not burned, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat.

4. Transfer garlic from oil with slotted spoon to broth. Remove from heat. Set aside to steep for a few minutes.

5. Place bread in oil in skillet. Strain broth into skillet, discarding garlic. Bring broth to boiling. Lower heat and simmer for about 3 minutes.

6. If using, poach eggs in the simmering soup for 3 to 5 minutes.

7. To serve, divide the bread among 4 bowls. Pour in hot soup, and 1 egg in each bowl if using

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 351, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): , carb. (g): 40, pro. (g): 14, sodium (mg): 1591, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.