Mexican-Style Roasted Garlic Soup

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 30 mins

from Better Homes & Gardens Mexican Edition

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small heavy saucepan, cook garlic in hot oil over medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until very soft and golden. Drain, reserving the oil.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine garlic and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover.
  3. Simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 325°F On a baking sheet toast bread cubes about 1o minute or until dry through, but not brown. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons of the reserved garlic oil, toss to coat.
  5. Bake 5 more minutes or until croutons are golden.
  6. Season broth mixture to taste with salt.
  7. Divide the avocado, queso fresco, tomato, and green onions among warm bowls. Add soup. Top with croutons.
  8. **Any remaining garlic oil can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours and used on salad dressing, omelets, etc.
  9. **To make ahead, prepare soup and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Bring to a boil just before serving.