ROASTED GARLIC POTATO SOUP

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is a luscious-looking soup that I came across on the Internet and tweaked somewhat to suit myself. It could be the ultimate comfort food!
Recipe and photo:
www.myrecipes.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

5
whole garlic heads
2 slice
bacon, diced
1 c
onion, diced
1 c
carrots, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
6 c
baking potatoes, diced
4 c
low-salt chicken broth
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1
bay leaf
1 c
2% low fat milk
1/4 c
fresh parsley, chopped

How to Make ROASTED GARLIC POTATO SOUP

Step-by-Step

  • 1Remove skin from each garlic head (do not peel or separate cloves). Wrap each head separately in aluminum foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour; let cool for 10 minutes. Separate cloves and squeeze to extract 1/4 cup of garlic pulp; discard the skins.
  • 2In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp. Add onion, carrots, and minced garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add potatoes, broth, salt, pepper, and bay leaf; bring to a boil.
  • 3Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or untl potatoes are tender; remove bay leaf.
  • 4Combine garlic pulp and 2 cups potato mixture in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Return puree to pan; stir in milk, and cook over low heat untl thoroughly heated. Remove from heat and stir in chopped parsley. Ready to serve.

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About ROASTED GARLIC POTATO SOUP

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #rich, #smoky, #herarty