Christmas dinner 2015, second course, Garlic Soup!
A recipe with a whole lot of garlic and French booze!
4 People – recipe can also be found here(in dutch).
- 1 head of garlic
- 1 floury potato
- 20g butter
- 1 liter vegetable bouillon125 ml cream
- 3 egg yolks
- salt and freshly ground pepper
- 3 tbsp pastis
- 10 semi-dried tomatoes, cut into strips
- 2 spring onions into rings
- 2 sprigs parsley,the leaf
Peel the garlic and chop coarsely toes. Peel the potatoes and cut into pieces. Melt the butter in a (soup) pan and fry the garlic on low heat. When the garlic begins to color add the potatoes and vegetable bouillon. Bring to a boil, turn the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Beat the egg yolks in a bowl and pour a dash of warm vegetable bouillon. Whisk well until blended. Stir the yolks with the whipped cream and pour it back into the pan. Heat through and puree the soup with a blender. Season to taste with pastis, salt and pepper. Mix tomato, spring onion and parsley. Divide this into mounds on 4 deep plates. Scoop (at the table), the garlic soup gently around the garnish.