Save-Your-Life Garlic Soup
Recipe by David Tanis
From One Good Dish.
said to prevent and cure hangovers...
2 heads garlic, preferably new crop[
separated into cloves (about 16 medium cloves) and peeled
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
12 sage leaves
salt and pepper
6 cups of water
4 slices of bread, lightly toasted
chopped parsley, scallions or chives.
slice or roughly chop the garlic cloves
warm the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat.
add the garlic and the sage and let siszzle a bit without browning ( about 2 minutes)
season with about 1 teaspoonsalt and a few grinds of pepper
add the water and bring to a boil over high heat, then lower to a brisk simmer.
Cook for 10 to 15 minutes
Taste and adjust the seasoning
Ladle about an inch of the soup into a skilliet and bring to a brisk simmer over medium heat
Carefully crack the eggs into the pan and poach for about three minutes.
To serve, place a slice of toast in each soup bowl and top with a poached egg.
Ladle the soup over the eggs and sprinkle with a little parsley.