Good for a cold "Garlic soup."

Dee Tourville


Mum made this soup during the winter months. She said it would stop a cold dead!


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, more if needed for the onions
  • 1 c
    stale french bread, cut to crouton size
  • 2 large
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 5 c
    half chicken, half beef broth!
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 large
    sweet onion
  • 1/2 lb
    fontina cheese, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, minced
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Good for a cold "Garlic soup."


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the croutons and brown in the oil. When the croutons are almost brown, add minced garlic to pan.
  2. Saute the garlic and croutons approximately 3 minutes more. Remove three-quarters of the croutons and reserve.
  3. Add the paprika, cayenne, and onions to the pan of croutons, stir to mix.
  4. Add the chopped onions and cook until soft. Add stock to the croutons and onions in the pan.
  5. Bring the soup to a fast boil. Remove the pan from the heat; then quickly stir in the eggs, parsley, salt & pepper.
  6. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
    Preheat broiler.
  7. .Arrange individual ovenproof bowls on a baking sheet and ladle the soup into the bowls. Top each serving with 3 or 4 croutons and an equal amount of the cheese. Place the baking sheet under the broiler 7 inches from the heat source and broil until the cheese melts, about 1 minute. Remove from the broiler and serve immediately.
  8. Let guests help themselves to the remaining crisp croutons at the table

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About Good for a cold "Garlic soup."

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #healthy yummy

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