Save Recipe Print
Poached Garlic Soup
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
7 cups, 4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
7 cups, 4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Peel the garlic cloves, cut in half lengthwise, and remove the central greenish core. Put in a small pan of salted water and bring to a boil. Drain and repeat twice to remove the garlic's heat and leave only the sweetness behind.

Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium heat until hot. Add the onion, leek, celery, bay leaf, and a little salt to draw the water out of the onion. Cover and cook until the vegetables are soft but not brown, about 10 minutes. Add the potatoes. Add the blanched garlic and stock. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat to a simmer, cover and cook until the vegetables are very tender, about 15 minutes.

Remove soup from the heat and cool to room temperature. Place cooled pot with soup in refrigerator to chill. Day of party re-heat soup over medium heat. Add the oregano, spinach, and cream and cook 1 minute to wilt the spinach. Transfer to blender and carefully blend until smooth *see note below.

*When blending hot liquids: Remove liquid from the heat and allow to cool for at least 5 minutes. Transfer liquid to a blender or food processor and fill it no more than halfway. If using a blender, release one corner of the lid. This prevents the vacuum effect that creates heat explosions. Place a towel over the top of the machine, pulse a few times then process on high speed until smooth.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Parker's Split Pea Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Italian Wedding Soup

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Almost-Famous Broccoli-Cheddar Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Fresh Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Sauce over Angel Hair Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Wolfgang Puck

Grilled Thai Chile Garlic Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Charles "Chaz" A Smith II

Senate Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Spaghetti with Oil and Garlic (Aglio Et Olio)

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.