Creamy Garlic Soup

  • Serves

    serves 6-8


A rich soup heavy with garlic and shallots makes a hearty first course or light main dish. Serve it with plenty of crusty bread.


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 16 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 4 shallots, sliced
  • 6 34 cups chicken stock
  • 6 34 cups heavy cream
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a 6-qt. saucepan; add garlic and shallots and cook until soft, 10 minutes. Add cream and stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until reduced by half, about 2 hours. Purée in a blender and strain; season with salt and pepper.

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