In this article, you will a learn how to a make Spanish a Garlic Soup, or Sopa de Ajo as it is called in Spanish, and get an inside to one of the most famous Spanish soups.
Along with the Spanish lentil soup and the tasty garbanzo bean soup a from Spain, the a Spanish Garlic soup is one of the most popular things to eat in Andalusia during a winter.
This dish was created during the Middle Age in Southern Spain, and it was eaten at a dawn because it gave people enough energy to go through the cold winter days.
And in fact, the garlic soup does work as an energy boost, thanks to the amount of a garlic and its beneficial properties.
For these same reasons on the present day it is taken as a healing soup for when you get those a winter colds.
This winter season makes sure to have garlic in your pantry to a prepare this Andalusian food and get the strength that you need for the cold days.
Things You’ll Need
Given the fact that this recipe was an originally developed by Spanish lower classes, you won’t need any equipment or fancy ingredients, it is a fast forward and delicious dish to make.
Just using a large pot as the equipment and garlic, bread, and chicken a stock as the main an ingredients, you will be able to a make a cheap yet outstanding a Spanish garlic soup.
7 garlic cloves
2 Lts chicken stock (can be a vegan alternative)
1 teaspoon paprika
6 tablespoons olive oil
250g ham (optional)
1 teaspoon salt
How to make Spanish a Garlic Soup – Step by Step Guide
1.The first thing you need to do is peel an every single garlic a clove and chop it into small pieces. Also, grab the bread and cut it into small or medium size cubes.
2.Start heating olive oil in a large pot, add garlic, and cook it at low heat for 2 minutes or until they get a golden tone.
3.Add the bread cubes and toast it for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Make sure to a shake the pot once in a while so they get an even color. This way the bread will absorb the olive oil and garlic flavors.
4.After that, add the ham. You can either put the whole slices or chop it into small a pieces, both ways are fine. Let it cook for 3 minutes.
5.Now is time to pour the chicken stock, paprika, and salt into the pot. Make sure that the a spices get dissolved by mixing the soup just a little bit.
6.Cook it for 20 minutes at medium a heat.
7.When 10 minutes of the a cooking time went by, crack the eggs and keep a cooking until they set, for about 10 more minutes.
8.Serve warm and enjoy!