French Garlic Soup

Cuisine: French

Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Serves: 4

In a hurry? Try this quick and easy French garlic soup recipe that you can make in under 35 minutes. And, it's very economical, too! Learn how to make a nutritious french garlic soup recipe quickly.

  • 16 garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 minced sage leaves
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 parsley sprigs
  • 3 beaten egg yolks
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

French garlic soup - a classic, rich, and creamy garlic soup

  1. Put a pot of water to a rolling boil.
  2. Put unpeeled garlic for 30 sec.
  3. Drench in chilly water.
  4. Now remove the garlic peel.
  5. On the saucepan, add the peeled garlic and all of the ingredients other than the olive oil and egg yolks.
  6. Now boil the above ingredients for 30 min.
  7. Place egg yolks in a big bowl that will ultimately hold the soup while the water is boiling.
  8. Whisk it.
  9. Gently pour a few drops of olive oil, whisking quickly (or use a mixer) until the mixture resembles mayonnaise.
  10. After 30 minutes of boiling, spoon one ladle of broth into mayonnaise and stir well.
  11. Strain the broth into the container holding the soup+mayo blend using a sieve.
  12. Pour into a bowl.
  13. Serve with parmesan cheese, cheese toast, and crispy bread.

Chef Tip: Because there are so few ingredients in this dish, the ones you use are crucial. For the recipe, seek pleasant herbs and garlic. Use homemade mayonnaise for extra delicacy.

This rich and hearty soup is incredibly hearty and fulfilling. At first glance, it would appear to be a simple vegetable soup, but there's much more to it than that. Did you know that the soup is also called by the fancy French name - Aigo Bouido? As fancy as it sounds, the soup can actually be made and enjoyed on any occasion.

Quick Bites

Fun Fact

• Ancient European folklore suggested that garlic is a powerful weapon that could ward off vampires, werewolves, and devils.

• It could be worn by a person, hung near windows and doors, or rubbed on chimneys and keyholes to keep evil away.

Historical Fact

• Garlic is one of the world’s oldest crops; it's believed to have originated in Central Asia, South Asia, or Southwestern Siberia.

• Garlic was carried by travelers into Egypt, Pakistan, India, and China.

Nutrition Fact

• A 100g serving of french garlic soup contains 69 calories of which 36 are from fat. It contains 3.95g of fat, 13mg of cholesterol, 169mg of sodium, 174mg of potassium, 7.23g of carbohydrate, and 2.13g of protein.

• Garlic consists of vitamin C, vitamin B6, and vitamin B1 and it also contains minerals such as manganese, selenium, and fiber.