Garlic & Kaffir Lime Leaf Soup

Garlic & Kaffir Lime Leaf Soup
If you want to treat your neighbours to a nice cloud of garlic, do make this soup :-)
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Cuisine: vegan
Recipe type: soup
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You need
  • 3 cloves of elephant garlic, or 9-10 small cloves
  • 4 small kaffir lime leafs
  • about 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes
  • 1 liter of water
  • lots of pepper
  • salt to taste (but probably not necessary)
To do
  1. grate ¾ of the garlic, chop the remaining ¼
  2. add the oil to a pan, heat it and add the chopped garlic
  3. let the garlic brown, then add the water, stock cubes and kaffir lime leafs
  4. stir and let come to the boil and then add the grated garlic
  5. let simmer for 15 minutes, then blend the soup in your blender or with a stick blender (take the leafs out before you blend)
Notes
You can serve it straight away or put the leafs back and keep till later.
Of course you can also use this soup as a base for many other soups :-)

 

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