Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

Serves 3 - 4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 Medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (grated or minced. About a 1" piece)
  • 3 cups carrots (chopped into 3/4" pieces)
  • 3.5 to 4 cups vegetable stock
  • juice from one large lemon wedge
  • salt and pepper to taste

Note

Top the soup with sour cream or plain yogurt and chives. Serve alongside a sandwich or salad for a complete meal.

Directions

1. Over medium heat, heat oil and add onions. Sauté until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and sauté another minute.
2. Add carrots and 3 - 3.5 cups of stock. Bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer for about 15 minutes, until carrots are cooked through.
3. With an immersion blender, puree soup, adding additional stock until desired consistency is reached. Season with salt and pepper to taste.