Cream of Green Garlic Potato Soup


In this video, you’ll see how to make potato soup with fresh green garlic. This recipe calls for sautéing the chopped green garlic with prosciutto, pa... See morencetta, or bacon, but you’ll also get substitution tips for making it a great vegetarian soup. You’ll see how to develop a potato soup with a luxurious, creamy texture and just the right amount of chunky bits to keep things interesting. The green garlic creates a flavor that’s more mellow than regular garlic—sort of a cross between leeks, caramelized onions, garlic, shallots, and chives. See the video, then get the recipe for Chef John’s Cream of Green Garlic Potato Soup.

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Dec 17, 2013 4:39 AM

Garlic is green at some point in its existence. It's like onions before it gets mature.


Mar 3, 2013 8:03 PM

Nestlover above got it right. He does NOT mean scallions, green onions, spring onions, or garlic scapes. He means green garlic which is garlic that is harvested before the cloves have begun to mature. I live in a major metro area and cannot find them sadly.

Daniel Seychell

Dec 20, 2012 5:43 AM

I've done this recipie with cooked ham but I mashed everything in a blendor so I had no pieces of veg or ham ALL CREAMY -- in this way no washes of plates.....

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