Thyme soup
Ingredients (serves 1)
  • 2 slices of stale bread
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 400 ml water or vegetable stock
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt (Skip in case of hypertension or fluid retention)
  • 1. In a pot with a splash of olive oil, fry one garlic clove until lightly golden.
  • 2. Add two slices of stale bread and slightly brown both sides.
  • 3. Add the water or vegetable stock and cook for one minute.
  • 4. Add a few thyme sprigs. Take off the heat, cover and let it infuse for a few more minutes.
  • 5. Remove the sprigs and blend until smooth. Season with salt.
  • 6. Serve the soup warm with a drizzle of olive oil.


To increase the nutritional value you can add an egg to the hot soup before serving. Blend to obtain a more homogeneous texture without lumps if necessary.