Filed Under: north-american, simmer, soups, Starter, Under 20 Mins, Vegetables

Spring Garlic Chive Soup

Serve with Warm Cider-Baked Apple with Vanilla Sour Cream and Roasted Duck Legs with Rhubarb Orange Sauce

April 8th, 2012

Recipes Developed by LeeAnne Wright
Food Styling by Ruth Gangbar
Prop Styling by Jane Hardin

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallots
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and diced (about 1 cup)
  • ½ cup chopped garlic chives, reserve 4 buds for garnish
  • 1½ cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon 35% cream
  1. In a saucepan, saute shallots in butter over medium heat. Add potato and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Stir in garlic chives and add chicken stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and gently simmer for 10 minutes or until potato is very tender.

  3. Purée in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth. Stir in cream and taste. Garnish with reserved chive buds.

Nutrients Per Serving

171 calories, 10 g fat, 6 g protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre

Spring Garlic Chive Soup
Photography by Michael Alberstat