Carrot Soup Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Carrots4 Cup (64 tbs), sliced (About 6 Large Sized)
 Ground cumin/Ground ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chicken stock3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Milk/Light cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped parsley/Orange zest1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 247 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g20.9%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 35.2 mg

Sodium 472.6 mg19.7%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g17%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 8 g16.2%

Vitamin A 440.9% Vitamin C 25.3%

Calcium 13% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan cook onion and carrots in hot butter 5 minutes, stir in cumin, add chicken stock and simmer, covered, until carrots are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
2. In a blender blend the simmered carrots until smooth, return to saucepan and add salt and pepper.
3. Stir in milk or cream until desired thickness is reached and heat through without letting it to boil.

SERVING
4. Serve in heated bowls with a garnish of sprinkle of parsley or zest.
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