Creamy Carrot Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy creamy carrot soup recipe? Learn how to make creamy carrot soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by home4ed

Makes 4 servings



Category Finalist: Starters and Drinks. "I prepared this soup for my parents, who watch my daughter one afternoon a week. They absolutely loved its velvety sweetness. Garnish with shredded carrot and fresh mint." CALORIES 180 ; FAT 6.9g (sat 2.3g,mono 3.3g,poly 0.9g); CHOLESTEROL 10mg; CALCIUM 97mg; CARBOHYDRATE 28.7g; SODIUM 963mg; PROTEIN 3.6g; FIBER 7.6g; IRON 0.9mg Cooking Light, MARCH 2009

Recipe Ingredients for creamy carrot soup

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 3/4 cups chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
2 pounds carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 dash of ground ginger
2 cups water
2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons heavy cream, divided

Recipe Directions for creamy carrot soup

  1. 1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and carrots to pan; cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in salt, pepper, and ginger.

  2. 2. Add 2 cups water and broth to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until carrots are tender. Remove from heat; cool.

  3. 3. Place half of carrot mixture and 1 tablespoon cream in a food processor or blender; process 20 seconds or until smooth. Pour pureed mixture into a large bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining carrot mixture and 1 tablespoon cream. Return mixture to pan; cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 528.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
172
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
858mg
36%
Potassium
810mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
26.9g
9%
Dietary Fiber
7.3g
29%
Sugars
12.9g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 760% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 10% Iron 5%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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