Ginger Carrot Soup

Submitted by: Nikki Reardon
Bright, colourful and warming. This ginger carrot soup recipe is particularly low in fat and calories - under 80 per serving - which means you can enjoy it with a lovely chunk of wholemeal bread!

Serves: 4

Preparation time:
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Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: soup · starter ·

Ingredients

1 tbsp Olive Oil
1 Medium Onion
6 Large Carrots
10g Root Ginger
1 Vegetable Stock Cube
1½ Pints Boiling Water
1 tbsp Basil
1 tsp Black Pepper, Freshly Ground
1 tsp Sea Salt

Method

Heat oil in a large pan.
Add in onion, carrot & ginger.
Let cook for 5 minutes to soften the onion.
Mix up vegetable stock using water and stock cube. Add to pan and bring to the boil. Cover saucepan and let simmer for 35 minutes so that your carrots are nice and soft.
Pour contents of pan, along with salt & pepper, into food processor and blend, adding more water if needed.
Garnish with basil and serve.

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