Tuesday June 25th 2019

Garlic Soup – Sopa de Ajo

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Recipe: Garlic Soup – Sopa de Ajo


  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive or cooking oil
  • 2 10 1/2-ounce cans condensed beef broth

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 sprigs cilantro or parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine softened
  • 2 well-beaten egg yolks


  1. With flat side of knife, mash garlic cloves.
  2. ln large saucepan cook garlic in hot oil till tender.
  3. Stir in beef broth, water, cilantro or parsley, and bay leaf.
  4. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile spread bread with softened butter; cut in quarters.
  6. Place bread quarters on baking sheet.
  7. Bake in 325° oven for 20 minutes or till crisp and lightly browned.
  8. Strain hot soup; discard garlic, cilantro, and bay leaf.
  9. Gradually add 1 cup of the hot soup to beaten yolks, stirring constantly.
  10. Return to saucepan; serve at once.
  11. Garnish each serving with 2 toast quarters.

Quick notes

Makes 4 servings of Garlic Soup

Cooking time: 40 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Garlic Soup - Sopa de Ajo, 3.0 out of 5 based on 2 ratings
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