Cream of Roasted Garlic Soup

Cream Of Roasted Garlic Soup Recipe

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Lynette !


I like this soup served as a first course, or for a lunch soup. I'm a garlic fan, and usually keep some roasted garlic on hand. If you do this, then your cook time is greatly cut down.


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3 cups
15 Min
1 Hr 20 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 oz
    sourdough french bread, cubed
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large
    heads of garlic, unpeeled
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/2 c
    cooked, cubed red potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    minced fresh dillweed
  • ·
    garnish: minced fresh dillweed

How to Make Cream of Roasted Garlic Soup


  1. Saute the bread cubes and garlic powder in 2 tablespoons butter in a large skilet over medium heat until the bread cubes are golden. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  2. Place the garlic heads on an ungreased baking sheet; drizzle with olive oil. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  3. Remove and discard the papery skin from the garlic. Cut off the bottom of each garlic head, and squeeze out soft garlic into a small bowl. Set garlic aside.
  4. Saute the onion in 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat until tender. Stir in buttermilk and whipping cream. Bring just to a boil; reduce heat, adn simmer uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside and let it cool.
  5. Position the knife blade in a food processor bowl; add the reserved garlic, buttermilk mixture, and potato. Process 1 minute or until smooth.
  6. Return the pureed mixture to the saucepan; stir in the Cognac, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon dillweed. Cook over medium heat until mixture is thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.
  7. To serve, ladle soup into individual soup bowls. Sprinkle with the reserved bread cubes. Garnish with dill weed if desired.

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About Cream of Roasted Garlic Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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