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Garlic Soup

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:6 to 8

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) olive oil
  • 3 cups (700 ml) day old bread cut in cubes
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6 eggs beaten
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 8 cups (1900 ml) boiling water
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml). chopped fresh parsley
  • Heat olive in saucepan and saute whole cloves of garlic until light golden brown.
  • Remove garlic and set aside.
  • Fry bread cubes in oil til golden brown and crisp.
  • Add bread and oil to pot with boiling water.
  • Add salt,pepper and parsley.
  • Mash garlic cloves and a little of boiling water to make paste.
  • Add paste to soup stirring to distribute.
  • Simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add beaten eggs a little at a time, stirring as you do so and continue cooking until the eggs have formed ribbons.