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Catalan Kale, Potato, and Garlic Soup

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Category: Soups, European, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 16 lg Cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 tb Unsalted Butter
  • 2 ts Olive oil
  • 1 lg Spanish onion, peeled and
  • -finely minced
  • 6 c (or 8) chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 lb Kale, stemmed, washed, and
  • -torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 md All-purpose potatoes,
  • -peeled and finely diced
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -white pepper
  • 1/2 c Heavy cream, optional


Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan, add the garlic cloves, and
blanch for 2 minutes.

In a 4-quart casserole melt the butter with the oil over medium heat. Add
the stock, kale, diced potatoes, and blanched garlic cloves and season with
salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, partially cover, and
simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

With a slotted spoon, remove about 2 cups of vegetables from the broth,
excluding the garlic cloves, and reserve. Strain the soup into a large
bowl. Transfer the drained vegetables to the workbowl of a food processor
or blender and process until smooth.

Whisk the pureed vegetables into the strained broth and return to the
casserole. Add the reserved 2 cups of cooked vegetables and the optional
heavy cream. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.
Taste and correct the seasoning and serve hot, accompanied by a crusty loaf
of French bread.

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