Garlic Soup – Sopa de Ajo

Garlic Soup

There are times in life when you find a recipe that is so simple, it´s hard to believe it´s even a recipe, but as I always say, sometimes less is more. Before we get to today´s recipe of garlic soup, let´s talk about Spain and their obession with garlic. You will find garlic in just about every single recipe from Spain, well, except for desserts of course! Garlic is the root-vegetable that holds most Spanish dishes together, and with good reason why, garlic has an incredible flavor and a wealth of health benefits. Now back to our recipe, this garlic soup is one of those dishes that is above and beyond easy to make. It only uses 6 ingredients, yet it has a flavor that will knock your socks off. Usually, when you are faced with a recipe that has minimal ingredients, the secret in making the dish shine, is to use the highest quality ingredients you can find. Please watch the video below on how to easily make this garlic soup, and enjoy the simpler things in life. Salud!

Garlic Soup - Sopa de Ajo
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. (1) Cup Vegetable Broth
  2. (1) Cup of Water
  3. (2) Fresh Eggs
  4. (2) Tbsp Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
  5. (1) Tsp Smoked Paprika
  6. (4) One-Inch Thick Slices of Baguette Bread
  7. (2) Cloves of Garlic Minced
  8. Fresh Parsley
  9. Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Add a shallow sauce pan to your stove top, heat it with a low-medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil to the pan
  2. Once the oil get´s hot, season it with a pinch of sea salt, add 2 minced garlics and mix with the oil
  3. About 10 seconds after adding your garlic to the pan, add 4 pieces of baguette bread to the pan and mix them well with the oil and garlic
  4. 3 minutes after adding the bread to the pan, add 1 cup of vegetable broth, 1 cup of water, 1 tsp of smoked paprika and mix everything together
  5. While the soup is simmering, grab 2 eggs, crack them and add them to a small bowl
  6. After simmering your soup for about 3 minutes, start cutting the boiling pieces of bread in the pan with a spatula
  7. Once your soup has been simmering for a total of 10 minutes, add the two eggs to the pan by simply pouring the eggs into the middle of the pan (you will basically be poaching the eggs)
  8. 3 Minutes after adding the eggs, the garlic soup is done, turn off you fire and place the pan on a flat surface
  9. Garnish the soup with fresh parsley and eat directly out of the pan
  10. Enjoy!
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