Garlic soup from San Gabriel Chilac: Garlic soup: Mexican Recipe

Posted September 26, 2017

San Gabriel Chilac, the southern Puebla town known for hand-embroidered blouses and dresses, is a garlic-growing region providing this indispensable culinary ingredient to much of the area, where this soup is served with the piquant addition of

2 roma tomatoes, roasted and peeled 1 quart hot chicken stock 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Crushed dried arbol chile (optional)

In a large saucepan over medium heat, sauté the garlic until soft but not browned in the oil. garlic.

Continue cooking until thick, add the stock and bring to boil. to taste.

Break each egg into a dish and slide into the boiling broth. When the eggs are poached, place each in a serving bowl with the soup, baguette rounds, a sprinkling of cheese, parsley and crushed chile if desired. Alternatively, the eggs may be beaten together in a bowl and stirred into the boiling broth as for egg drop soup. Serves 4.