10-15 large garlic cloves, chopped or crushed.
1 onion, sliced
2 TBS butter
6 cups chicken broth (low sodium)
juice of half a lemon
1 pkg garlic croutons
In a heavy soup pot or wok, saute garlic and onion for 2-3 minutes until soft, being careful not to brown them.
Add 3 cups broth and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
Dump into cuisinart or blender and puree until smooth.
Return to heat. Add the ofther 3 cups one at a time. For those who may like it stronger use only 5 rather than 6 cups broth. Stir in lemon juice.
Cover and simmer for another 15-20 minutes.
Serve warm with a handful of croutons floating on top.