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Carrot and Ginger Soup (Ada) Recipe

Looking for an easy Carrot and Ginger Soup (ADA) recipe? Learn how to make Carrot and Ginger Soup (ADA) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



From the American Diabetes Association. olive oil, shallots, ginger root, carrots, chicken broth, white pepper, heavy cream (garnish), fresh chives (garnish) cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot and Ginger Soup (ADA)

1/2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup shallots, chopped
4 tbsp ginger root, minced
1 1/2 lb carrots, diced
1 quart low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
1 dash white pepper (2032)
2 tbsp liquid heavy cream, to make 4 Tbsp whipped, for garnish (1053)
1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped, for garnish

Recipe Directions for Carrot and Ginger Soup (ADA)

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shallots and ginger. Cook until the shallots become translucent. Add the diced carrots and enough chicken stock to cover them. Bring the liquid to a boil, then reduce the heat to simmer. Skim off any scum or fat which floats to the surface, cover the pot tightly, and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the carrots are very soft.

  2. Place the carrots and chicken stock into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Season with salt and white pepper. Serve immediately and garnish with a dollop of heavy cream and fresh chives.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, American, Puree, Simmer, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 446.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
135
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
573mg
24%
Potassium
644mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
21.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
8.1g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 576% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 7% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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