Date: Tue, 13 Jul 93 17:54:28 EDT
This is mostly the recipe in the Savory Way (minus the 2T butter, of
course). We really liked this soup. It is very very garlicky (which
I think is a plus, your milage may vary). The fun thing about this
soup for us was that many things in it came from our garden.
Garden Garlic and New Potato Soup
2 heads fresh garlic (if you have a garden, just go and pull
1 lb. new potatoes
2 branches thyme
1 bay leaf
2 T chopped parsley
salt (to taste)
1.5 quarts water
sprigs of basil, dill, or lovage for garnish
Thinly slice the cloves of garlic from the two heads (might want to
Quarter the potatoes, and slice the quarters into 1/4" slices.
Put all the soup ingredients into a pot, and bring to a boil. Simmer
for 45 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked.
Adjust the seasonings (you may have to add salt), and smash some of the
potatoes against the side of the pot with a spoon if you want thicker
Serve garnished with basil (or whichever herb you've chosen) and lots
The instructions say that this soup also works with dried garlic (the
usual way you buy garlic bulbs) and regular potatoes.
Hope you enjoy this as much as we did!