Christopher Ranch

Gilroy Garlic Soup

Gilroy Garlic Soup

Servings:

6 to 8

Ingredients

15 cloves Christopher Ranch California Heirloom Garlic – peeled
3 tbls. olive oil
1 large sweet onion – chopped
1 leek, white part only – washed well, chopped
8 cups chicken stock
2 large potatoes – peeled and chopped
1 cup half and half
1/2 cup chives – chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

The Method

In large pot, sauté onion and leek in oil until soft. Add stock, bring to a boil, then add potatoes and garlic. Simmer for one hour. Whisk in half and half or puree soup with half and half in blender if a smooth consistency is desired. Add salt and pepper. Garnish with chives.