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Czech Garlic Soup Recipe - Česnečka


Czech Garlic Soup

Czech Garlic Soup

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This Czech garlic soup recipe or česnečka is said to be the number one hangover cure. It's a simple affair of broth, potatoes, garlic and onions. This soup is so quick to make, many housewives and mothers are up early stirring up a pot of this easy dish for their spouses and family members after a night of partying. Here are more Eastern European Hangover Foods.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 4 servings Czech Garlic Soup


  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat or butter
  • 1 small finely chopped onion
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • 6 cups hot chicken or beef stock
  • 2 large peeled and coarsely chopped potatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Croutons
  • Grated cheese


  • In a medium sauecpan, melt bacon fat or butter. Add onions and garlic and cook until translucent. Add hot stock and bring to a boil. Add potatoes, return to the boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender. Adjust seasoning and, for a stronger garlic taste, add 3 cloves crushed garlic (not minced). Serve immediately with croutons and grated cheese of choice.

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