Soup is a dish best served, sipped, and savored. This delicious recipe for Creamy Roasted Garlic and Almond Soup combines aromatic spices and herbs with decadent and creamy ingredients for a soup that is sensational. Be sure to pick up these ingredients the next time you go shopping and surprise your family with a palate pleasing soup. The next time they come in from the cold, serve them this savory soup.


  • 3 garlic bulbs
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • creme fraiche (30 cl.)
  • 1 liter chicken stock
  • 200 grams sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 200 grams almonds (peeled)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • water (25 cl.)
  • 3 oranges (peeled and sectioned)
  • cilantro
  • mint


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Place the garlic bulbs on a baking sheet and bake at 180 C for about 30 minutes. They should get soft and brown.
  3. In a large pot, saute the onion over medium heat in 4 tablespoons of olive oil for about 10 minutes. Add the creme fraiche and the stock. Bring to boil and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  4. When the garlic has cooled, squeeze the roasted garlic out of bulbs. Stir this garlic paste into the soup.
  5. Remove the crusts from the bread. Chop the rest and add it to the soup. Add the vinegar and cook for a few minutes. Stir the almonds into the soup. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour 25 centiliters of water into a blender. Add some of the soup and blend. Pour a little into the pot to dilute the soup until it reaches the desired thickness.
  7. Ladle into bowls and add the orange slices, cilantro, and mint. It can be served hot or cold.
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