Verde Valley Farmers' Market

  (Camp Verde, Arizona)
Camp Verde, Arizona

New Garlic and Potato Soup Recipe by Alice Waters

Inspired by this weeks offerings at the Verde Valley Farmers Market! New Garlic and Potato Soup Recipe by Alice Waters Heat in a heavy soup pot: ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil Add: 1 bunch spring onions, sliced thin Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until soft, tender, and slightly browned, about 12 minutes. While the onions are cooking, peel, cut in half, and cut into ¼-inch-thick slices: 1 pound new potatoes When the onions are cooked, stir in: 1 head new garlic, peeled and thinly sliced Cook the garlic for a couple of minutes, then add the potatoes. Stir, then add: A large pinch of salt Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour in: 6 cups chicken broth Raise the heat, bring to a boil, then immediately reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Taste the soup and add more salt if necessary. Serve hot and garnish each serving with: Extra-virgin olive oil Parmesan or other hard cheese, freshly grated Variations Garnish with croutons. Cut bread into ½-inch cubes, toss with olive oil and salt, and bake until golden in a 350°F oven, about 12 minutes. Add 1½ cups cooked white beans 10 minutes before the soup is finished. Thanks for supporting local!
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