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Stale bread finds new life as a soup.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat until hot but not smoking. Add garlic paste; cook, stirring occasionally, until very fragrant but not browned, about 10 minutes.

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  • Add bread, and stir to coat. Stir in stock and bay leaf; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.

  • Discard bay leaf. Stir in eggs. Cook, stirring occasionally to break up eggs, about 10 minutes. Serve soup garnished with parsley leaves.

Cook's Notes

Use a high-quality olive oil for the best flavor in this rustic soup. If you don't have stale bread on hand, lightly toast fresh bread, and tear it into small pieces.

Reviews

62 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 28
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 4