Delicious Country French Garlic Soup Recipe

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Warm up with this silky garlic soup, a Southern French speciality thickened with a surprise ingredient!

– 64 ounces chicken stock – small bunch fresh sage – 1 large head of garlic MAYONNAISE – 2/3 cup olive oil, or other vegetable oil you prefer – 1 large egg, separated – 1 tsp Dijon mustard – pinch salt



Heat chicken stock and sage in a large Dutch oven or stock pot. Bring to a simmer and gradually simmer while you prep garlic.

Step 1

Step 2

Unskin garlic cloves and cut them in half lengthwise. Take out the embryonic shoot. These can be harsh, especially in garlic-heavy recipes, so remove them. 

Step 3

Pull them out with a sharp knife or toothpick and trash. Add garlic cloves to a small saucepan of boiling water. Boil 3–4 minutes. Drain cloves.

Step 4

Mash softened garlic with a fork. Mash it well for a few minutes. Continue simmering the liquid with mashed garlic for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Make mayonnaise. Combine egg yolk, mustard, salt, and oil in a small container wide enough for your immersion blender. Reserve egg white for later use. 

Step 6

Blend with the blender head at the bottom of the jar, carefully elevating it to emulsify everything. If your mayonnaise isn't thick and creamy, add the egg white and combine again.

Step 7

I strain my soup now for a velvety smooth texture, although this is optional. If you strain, return the soup to the pot.

Step 8

Add a ladle of hot soup to mayonnaise to temper. Add mayonnaise to the soup pot and mix immediately.

Step 9

Put the soup back on the fire and heat it up without boiling to avoid curdling. You can add crusty croutons, olive oil, smoky paprika, and fresh parsley.

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