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Sopa De Ajo Castilliana

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 3 oz Fresh garlic (about 3 heads)
  • 6 oz Spanish country ham
  • 4 tb Olive oil
  • 6 sl Bread; thin
  • 2 tb Spanish paprika
  • 3 qt Chicken or beef stock (see
  • -"Black Bean Soup" or index)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 Eggs; lightly beaten


1. Peel the garlic cloves. Cut the garlic into thin slices. Cut the ham
into thin slivers.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the garlic & cook over
medium heat for 3 mins. or until golden brown. Add ham slices & cook for 1
min. Add the bread slices & lightly brown on both sides. Stir in paprika &
cook for 1 min.

3. Add stock & simmer the soup for 5 mins. Correct seasoning w/ salt &
pepper. Just before serving whisk in the beaten eggs, little by little.
(The result should resemble Chinese eggdrop soup.) Garlic soup is
traditionally served in earthenware bowls. Garlic soup is one of the most
famous Castillian dishes. In Spain it is sometimes served for breakfastit
is reported to be an excellent remedy for hangovers. The garlic looses its
pungency when cooked.


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