Gingered Carrot Soup Recipe Video

Diane Hoch teaches you how to make Gingered Carrot Soup, a healthy appetizer that can also be served as an hors d'oeuvre.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Onion3 , coarsely chopped, with juices
 Ginger2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Carrot6 Medium, chopped
 Water5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Coriander powder1 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1/2 tsp. for garnishing)
 Turmeric powder1 Teaspoon
 Vanilla bean1
 Pumpkin seed2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 109 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.4%

Saturated Fat 0.53 g2.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 47.7 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 3 g5.5%

Vitamin A 204% Vitamin C 16.2%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 7.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat a pot and pour in olive oil.
2. Add in onion and sauté for few minutes, stir in carrots and pour in water.
3. Bring water to a boil and partially cover the pot, simmer for 20 minutes.
4. With the help of immersion blender make puree of carrot mixture in the pot.
5. Sprinkle coriander powder, cinnamon, turmeric and vanilla stick. Cook for 5 minutes more.

6. Garnish soup with cinnamon, parsley and pumpkin seeds and serve.