Save Your Life Garlic Soup From 'One Good Dish'
Soups and Stews
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
6 cups vegetable broth
2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup diced celery
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Slice or roughly chop the garlic cloves. Warm the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and sage and let sizzle a bit without browning, about 2 minutes. Season with about 1 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pep-per. 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 seasoning.