Creamy Roasted Garlic Soup

Recipe by Chippie1
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut off top quarter inch of each garlic head and place the garlic heads in a small shallow baking dish.
  • Drizzle oil over garlic heads.
  • Bake until golden, about one hour.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Press individual garlic cloves between thumb and finger to release garlic oils.
  • Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic, leeks and onion and saute until onion is translucent, about eight minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low, add flour and cook ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in hot stock and sherry.
  • Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, then cool slightly.
  • Puree soup in batches in blender or processor.
  • Return the soup to the saucepan.
  • Add cream and simmer until thickened, about ten minutes.
  • Add lemon juice to taste.
  • Season with salt and white pepper.
  • Place one slice of toast in bottom of bowl.
  • Ladle soup into bowls.
  • Place slice of provolone cheese on top and broil on low for 3-5 minutes to melt cheese.
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