Creamy Roasted Garlic Soup

Lunch

 A simple recipe with five-star quality taste. This creamy and flavourful soup tantalizes the taste buds and arouses the senses.

  • Total Preparation Time: 98 minutes

Makes 6 to 8 servings

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Ingredients

40 40 Garlic Cloves
2 tbsp30 mLHoney
3 3 Onions, large and chopped (about 4 cups)
3 3 Potatoes, Yukon Gold, cut in 1"(2.5 cm)cubes
1 sprig1 sprigThyme
1 1 Bay Leaf
3 cups750 mLChicken Broth
2 cups500 mL35% Cream
4 tbsp60 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter
Sea Salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In 4 cup (1 L) baking dish, melt 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter; add garlic and toss. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until garlic is tender and golden brown; stirring halfway. Toss 12 cloves with honey; set aside for garnish.
  3. In large pot on medium heat, melt remaining butter. Add onion; reduce heat to medium low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Add potatoes, thyme, bay leaf and remaining roasted cloves; sauté 3 minutes on medium heat. Stir in broth and 1 cup (250 mL) cream. Bring to boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes, to cool. Remove thyme and bay leaf.
  4. In blender, in batches, purée until smooth; return to pot. Stir in remaining cream and simmer. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with reserved honeyroasted garlic.
  •   Don’t let the 40 cloves of garlic scare you off. The garlic becomes mellow and sweet as it roasts.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.

 

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Ingredients

40 40 Garlic Cloves
2 tbsp30 mLHoney
3 3 Onions, large and chopped (about 4 cups)
3 3 Potatoes, Yukon Gold, cut in 1"(2.5 cm)cubes
1 sprig1 sprigThyme
1 1 Bay Leaf
3 cups750 mLChicken Broth
2 cups500 mL35% Cream
4 tbsp60 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter
Sea Salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Add to Shopping List

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