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Spanish Garlic Soup

Ingredients

2 tbs olive oil
4 large cloves garlic
4 slices French bread, 1/4 inch thick
4 eggs
1 tbs paprika
4 cups beef stock
1/2 tsp ground cumin
pinch saffron threads
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
fresh parsley, chopped for garnish

 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan.
  • Add the whole garlic cloves and cook over a low heat until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add the bread to the pan and cook on both sides until golden. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the paprika to the pan and cook for a few seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in the beef stock, cumin and saffron, then add the reserved fried garlic, crushing the cloves with the back of a wooden spoon.
  • Season with salt and black pepper to taste, then cook over low heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Ladle the soup into four individual ovenproof bowls and gently break an egg into each one.
  • Place the slices of fried French bread on top of the eggs and place the bowls in the oven for about 3-4 minutes, or until the eggs just set.
  • Sprinkle with chopped parsley to garnish and serve.

Servings

4

Prep

15 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy