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CARROT GINGER SOUP

This soup is one of my family's favorites, specifically my husband's. Sam loves him some carrot ginger. We've all been a bit under the weather and this spicy and creamy soup has been the perfect remedy. If you're feeling really indulgent... it goes incredibly well with a little rosemary sourdough grilled cheese. My favorite way to make a grilled cheese is in a cast iron skillet with a little butter and garlic salt and really sharp cheddar.
This soup is the perfect recipe to make on a sunday. Put on some lovely music and enjoy the process. Your entire house will surely smell amazing. It makes a pretty good batch too so it's also great for entertaining. Happy souping!

Carrot Ginger Soup
slightly adapted from this recipe

You will need:

  • 6 T (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/4 C finely chopped ginger root
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 C chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 lb. carrots, peeled, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 granny smith apple, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • Salt & ground pepper

    Method:

  • Melt butter in large stock pot over medium heat. Add onion, ginger, celery, apple and garlic; saute for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add the stock and carrots. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered over medium heat until the carrots are very tender, about 45 minutes.
  • Puree the soup in a blender or processor (fitted with steel blade). Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot or cold.

    Speaking of carrots... check out my carrot cake recipe that I created for the fabulous Handmade Charlotte!

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  • 8 comments :

    1. Sounds yummy and so pretty.

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    2. I have made your pumpkin bread more than once friend, I love it.
      I plan to try this recipe too, looks delicious, healthy, and manageable - my favorite combination!

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      1. that's so awesome monica! so glad you guys liked it. let me know how you like the soup! :)

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    3. Making this right now! It smells amazing. Hopefully it will soothe this cold I;m getting, too!

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      1. feel better susanne! hope you enjoyed it!

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    4. This looks so good - I love a good velvety soup, super easy to veganize too!

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    5. giving it a try today... smells good so far :)

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    6. About how many servings would you say this recipe makes?

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