Carrot Soup With Ginger And Lemon

/Carrot Soup With Ginger And Lemon

Carrot Soup With Ginger And Lemon

Yield: Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/4 pounds medium carrots, peeled, chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded, chopped (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 3 cups (or more) organic chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small carrot, peeled, grated
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1. Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes.
2. Add ginger and garlic; sauté 2 minutes.
3. Add chopped carrots, tomatoes and lemon peel; sauté 1 minute.
4. Add 3 cups stock and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover partially and simmer until carrots are very tender, about 20 minutes. Cool slightly.
5. Puree soup in batches in blender. Return soup to pot. Mix in lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.)
6. Bring soup to simmer, thinning with more stock, if desired. Ladle into bowls. Top each bowl with grated carrot and chopped parsley.

Original recipe modified from Bon Appétit | June 1997


 

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