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Garlic and Almond Soup

Ingredients
  Bread 2 Ounce (50 g)
  Raisins 4 Ounce (125 g)
  Blanched almonds 4 Ounce, toasted (125 g)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed or roughly chopped
  Milk/Water hyssop /borage flowers 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 ml, to serve)
Directions

1. Tear the bread into small rough pieces and put them and the raisins in separate bowls and cover each with water. Leave to soak for 30-60 minutes or until the raisins are plump.
2. Remove the bread from the water and squeeze dry to remove the excess moisture. Put the bread in a food processor or blender with the almonds and blend to a smooth paste, or use a pestle and mortar.
3. Add the olive oil, qarlic, raisins and milk or water and blend once again to make a smooth soup.
4. Chill the soup thoroughly in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours to allow the flavours to mingle. Serve in small bowls topped with hyssop or borage flowers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2004 Calories from Fat 1111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 128 g197.5%

Saturated Fat 24.6 g123.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 72 mg24%

Sodium 666.7 mg27.8%

Total Carbohydrates 184 g61.2%

Dietary Fiber 17.8 g71.3%

Sugars 111.2 g

Protein 57 g115%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 12.1%

Calcium 118.7% Iron 48.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Garlic And Almond Soup Recipe