soup tastes too garlicy

Making zuppa toscana (olive garden copy). I put in two large minced cloves. Now it tastes too garlicy. Help! Is there a remedy?

Mary AnnJ812


Peterson March 1, 2024
I doubled the recipe which called for 10 cloves for one batch and I imagine it was supposed to be 20 for two batches, but I only use about six or seven cloves and it's still too much garlic what do I do

ReneePussman May 2, 2012
You used cloves and not heads right?
creamtea May 2, 2012
How did it come out? I'll bet after an overnight rest and reheating it was great!
Mary A. May 1, 2012
I did saute the garlic, but they were two large cloves! I'm going to serve it tomorrow night. I'm thinking the potatoes, onions and sausage flavors will develop overnight. Thanks all!
Mary A. May 1, 2012
It's been simmering since I wrote the question. I'll go taste test it now! I haven't added salt or pepper yet either. Got my fingers crossed! Thanks so much for your quick response!
Maedl May 1, 2012
Did you fry the garlic in olive oil before you put it in the soup? Raw garlic might taste stronger, but I don't think two cloves would be excessive--at least not for me. You could try adding more broth, tomatoes, etc., to make the soup less concentrated.
creamtea May 1, 2012
Also, have you added salt? that may tame it too.
creamtea May 1, 2012
Simmer it a bit, should mellow out. Or send it this way, there's never to much garlic for me.
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