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Garlic Soup

Waitrose ready peeled garlic in a plastic pot.

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This is also from my friend Carrie…we LOVE our garlic! Yum!

Garlic Soup

  • 2 lb onions – roughly chopped
  • 2 cup garlic – peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter – unsalted
  • 1 1/2 qt chicken stock
  • 1/2 loaf French bread – stale and in chunks
  • 1 pt half & half – or cream
  • 1 bouqet garni (bay leaves, parsley, and thyme)  tied together with butcher’s string
  • (or cotton string) 10 3” stems of parsley,
  • 5 stems of fresh thyme* and 1 bay leaf.

*if you don’t have fresh thyme for the bouquet garni, 1 teaspoon of dried thyme leaves will do.

Saute onions and garlic in butter and olive oil stirring frequently,  over low to medium heat until deep golden color is reached (about 30  minutes). Add chicken stock, bouquet garni and bread. Simmer 15 to   20 minutes. Remove bouquet garni. Puree in blender. Strain through  medium strainer. Heat and add half & half. Salt and pepper to taste. The soup is better the second day, as it mellows overnight.

Author Carrie Patton

Soup condensed, and canned, of the Campbell's ...

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This is recipe comes straight to you by my best friend. It is really yummy and my kids personal fav! Super easy to make, even my youngest daughter can whip it up!

“Mexican” Casserole. Not really authentic Mexican cuisine, but it is yummy and fills up a hungry crowd.

3 pounds of lean ground beef (can sub other meat if you wish)
12 flour tortillas
4 cups of shredded cheese of your liking (I find mexican or cheddar is best)
1 can el pato sauce
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 onion (diced)

Preheat oven to 350.
1. Brown your meat, add diced onion. Drain grease. Put meat back into pan and add soups and el pato sauce. Let simmer for about 15 mins
2. While meat is simmering, take a 9 x 13 dish and cover the bottom and side with a layer of tortillas.
3. Take your mixture and use half of it on top of your tortillas. Spread to cover pan. Take half of your cheese and sprinkle over your meat.
4. Add another layer of torillas over the first layer, like you would lasagna. Add the rest of your meat, spread evenly. Top with the remainder of cheese.
5. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Feel free to add things. I like to add olives, bell peppers, you can add jalepenos, etc.

Author Crystal Taylor