Savory Carrot Soup Recipe

Summary

Health IndexHealthyCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Vegetable cooking spray1
 Reduced calorie margarine2 Teaspoon
 Chopped onion1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sliced carrot2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
 Diced red potato1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Canned no salt chicken broth3 Cup (48 tbs) (Undiluted)
 Unsweetened orange juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Dried whole thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 555 Calories from Fat 63

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.9%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1297.6 mg54.1%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g30.9%

Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.1%

Sugars 28.4 g

Protein 25 g50.7%

Vitamin A 1130.5% Vitamin C 176.3%

Calcium 28% Iron 34.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray; add margarine, and place over medium-high heat until margarine melts.
Add onion and carrot; saute until crisp-tender.
Add potato and chicken broth; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until carrot is tender.
Position knife blade in food processor; add carrot mixture in batches.
Process 1 minute or until mixture is smooth.
Return carrot mixture to saucepan; add orange juice, dried whole thyme, salt, and pepper.
Cook, uncovered, until thoroughly heated.
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