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
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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!
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."


  • 1Heat 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.
  • 2Saute the garlic and croutons approximately 3 minutes more. Remove three-quarters of the croutons and reserve.
  • 3Add the paprika, cayenne, and onions to the pan of croutons, stir to mix.
  • 4Add the chopped onions and cook until soft. Add stock to the croutons and onions in the pan.
  • 5Bring the soup to a fast boil. Remove the pan from the heat; then quickly stir in the eggs, parsley, salt & pepper.
  • 6Cover 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.
  • 8Let 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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