Simple Cream Of Carrot Soup Recipe

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Summary

Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Onion1 Large, sliced
 Canola oil1 Teaspoon
 Stock2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sliced carrots4 Ounce
 Cubed potato1 Large
 Dried thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Skim milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 148 Calories from Fat 22

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g3.9%

Saturated Fat 0.46 g2.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2 mg

Sodium 231.9 mg9.7%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.8%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 7 g13.6%

Vitamin A 95.5% Vitamin C 38.4%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) In a 2-quart saucepan, heat oil and saute the onions for about 5 minutes till they turn soft and transluscent.
2) Mix in the stock, carrots, potatoes and thyme.
3) Turn down the flame and cook the mixture on simmer for about 25 minutes.
4) Pour the mixture into a blender after it has cooled down slightly.
5) Puree the soup. Slowly stir in the milk till the soup reaches the right consistency.

SERVING
6) Serve the Cream of Carrot Soup hot, garnished with chopped coriander or parsley leaves.

Comments

anjack profile page

anjack says :

is that really only 4 oz carrots for 4 people ?
Posted on: 24 February 2014 - 12:45pm
bonappetit profile page

bonappetit says :

Hi Anjack, its actually 4 carrots and not 4 oz, looks like a typing error! apologies for inconvenience caused.
Posted on: 8 March 2014 - 5:25am
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