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Smoked garlic soup with parsley pesto

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook

Method


  1. For the smoked garlic soup, place the potato, garlic cloves and hot stock into a pan and bring to the boil. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, reduce the heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Blend with a hand blender until smooth.

  2. For the parsley pesto, place all the parsley pesto ingredients into a small food processor and blend until smooth.

  3. To serve, pour the soup into a bowl, swirl in a spoonful of the parsley pesto and garnish with the chives.

Ingredients

For the smoked garlic soup

  • 1 large potato, peeled, chopped and diced
  • 2 bulbs smoked garlic, separated into cloves, peeled
  • 150ml/¼ pint hot chicken stock (can substitute vegetable stock)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh chives, to garnish

For the parsley pesto

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • handful fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp whole almonds
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • squeeze lemon juice

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