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Provencale Garlic Soup

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Here's an exciting Provencal Garlic Soup recipe that i am glad to share with you. This is an all time favorite French recipe which is a hit as an appetizer.I bet you can't resist your temptation for Provencal Garlic Soup for long, go ahead and try it out now.
Ingredients
  Garlic 20 Clove (100 gm)
  Cloves 2
  Fresh sage 1
  Thyme 2 Pinch
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprigs 5
  Egg yolks 3
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), grated
  Swiss cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Separate the garlic cloves, detaching them from the base; do not peel them.
2 In a saucepan, bring water to a fast boil.
3 Blanch the garlic cloves for 30 seconds.
4 Drain, refresh under running cold water, and peel.

MAKING
5 In a large saucepan, put the garlic with 6 1/4 cups water, a large pinch of salt, and some freshly ground pepper, cloves, sage leaf, thyme, bay leaf, and parsley sprigs.
6 Bring to a boil then simmer for 30 minutes.
7 Put through a vegetable mill fitted with a fine gage disk or strain through a fine sieve, pushing the solid ingredients through the sieve by rubbing with the back of a wooden spoon.
8 Return the soup to the saucepan and add a little more salt if needed.
9 Heat to boiling point, and then turn off the heat.
10 In a bowl, beat the egg yolks very briefly using a whisk or hand held electric beater until they are smooth and creamy.
11 Gradually add in the olive oil, beating constantly.
12 Gradually beat in about 1/2 cup of the hot soup.
13 Gradually beat the contents of the bowl into the saucepan containing the hot soup.

SERVING
14 Pour into individual soup bowls and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Garlic
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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