Thursday, March 19, 2009

Graham's Green Garlic Soup

Chef Graham Dodds at Bolsa placed an order for organic heirloom green garlic today. Green Garlic Soup is on the menu! Make some for yourself, or go down to Bolsa in Oak Cliff and order some.

It is spectacular!!!

Graham's Green Garlic Soup

1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 leak, white and pale green parts only, coarsely chopped
4 heads of organic green garlic, coarsely chopped
1 medium Yukon Gold potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks
4 cups chicken stock
1 tablespoon of kosher salt
1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
1 lemon, juiced

In a heavy 6-quart pot over moderate heat, heat oil until hot but not smoking. Add onions, leeks and garlic. Saute', stirring occasionally,until soft about 8 minutes. Add potato chunks, chicken stock, salt, pepper,and 4 cups of water. Bring to simmer, then reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until potatos are soft, about 20 minutes.

Working in 4 batches, puree soup in blender until smooth, then pour through mesh strainer into clean pot. Set over moderately low heat and stir in lemon juice. ENJOY!

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