Roasted garlic potato soup
Garlic Potato Soups
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:20:40 AM. Recipe ID 52506. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Roasted garlic potato soup
Yield: 7 Servings
5 Whole Garlic Heads
2 Bacon slices; diced
1 c Onion; diced
1 c Carrot; diced
2 Garlic cloves; minced
6 c Baking Potato; diced
-above aprox 2 pounds
4 c Chicken broth; low salt
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
1 Bay Leaf
1 c 2% low-fat milk
1/4 c Parsley; fresh chopped
Notes: Thickened by mashed potatoes, this rich soup gets its hearty,
smoky flavor from the addition of bacon and garlic.
Remove white papery skin from each garlic head (do not peel or
separate cloves). Wrap each head separately in aluminum foil. Bake at
350F degrees for 1 hour; let cool for 10 minutes. Separate cloves,
and squeeze to extract 1/4 cup of garlic pulp; discard the skins.
Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until crisp.
Add onion, carrot, and minced garlic, and saute 5 minutes. Add
potato, broth, salt, pepper, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Cover,
reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until potato is tender; remove
Combine garlic pulp and 2 cups potato mixture in a blender or food
processor and process until smooth. Return puree to pan; stir in
milk, and cook over low heat until thoroughly heated. Remove from
heat and stir in chopped parsley.
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