Garlic-Potato Soup

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2007

A bowl of garlic-potato soup sounds appealing, but not if the assertive garlic overwhelms the mild-mannered potatoes. What are the secrets to this simple peasant dish?

SERVES6 As a Main Course

TIME1½ hours

Garlic-Potato Soup

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Choosing the right potato was the first step in developing our garlic-potato soup recipe; we liked peeled russets for the way they broke down and thickened the broth, but we found that adding Red Bliss potatoes was necessary to ramp up the ...

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