Christmas Dinner – Garlic Soup

Christmas dinner 2015, second course, Garlic Soup!

A recipe with a whole lot of garlic and French booze!

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4 People – recipe can also be found here(in dutch).

INGREDIENTS:

  • 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

 Extra: blender

 

PREPARATION:

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.

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