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Creamy Garlic Soup

While this soup simmers, the great garlicky aroma will fill your kitchen! We love the toasted garlic bread floating on top of a rich and creamy bowlful. It would be a terrific first course for most any meal.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 8 slices frozen garlic bread, thawed and toasted
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook and stir the garlic in oil over low heat for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Stir in the broth, salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary; simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  • Strain broth and return to the pan. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks and cream. Stir in 1/2 cup hot broth. Return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over medium heat until soup reaches 160° (do not boil). Top each serving with a slice of garlic bread; sprinkle with cheese.

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