Marcona Almond and Raw Garlic Soup
Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: serves 4
A kick of raw garlic finishes this healthy almond soup off with a surprise!
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced and divided
  • 6 ounces Marcona almonds
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a large stockpot, heat the oil to medium high heat. Add onion and celery and cook until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add in 2 tablespoons of garlic and cook another minute.
  2. Transfer skillet mixture to a blender and add almonds, one cup of vegetable broth and the remaining 1 tablespoon of garlic. Blend at high speed until smooth and frothy, about 2 minutes.
  3. Pour blender mixture back into stockpot and add remaining ingredients. Simmer for about 10 minutes and serve.
  4. Optional garnishes: thinly sliced green onions, sliced almonds, dried minced aleppo peppers.
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