Recipe

Creamy Carrot Soup

January 01, 2014
makes 10 servings
prep time 20 min
cook time 40 min

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 c yellow onion, peeled, diced 
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic, peeled, minced
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp  paprika
  • ½ tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp nutmeg​, ground
  • 3 lb carrots, peeled, diced
  • 6 c vegetable broth, low-sodium
  • ¼ c orange juice
  • ¼ c honey
  • 1 tsp ginger, freshly grated
  • 5 c + 1 c cashew cream
  • 1 tbsp +2 tsp thyme, fresh

Cashew Cream

  • 1 lb cashews
  • 3 c milk, fat-free, lactose-free
  • 2 c whey protein 

Instructions

In a food processor combine cashews, milk, and whey protein. Pulse until creamy and smooth.  Yields 6 cups of cashew cream

Add olive oil to a large stockpot; lightly sauté onion, salt, and garlic until aromatic.

Add dry spices; stir well.

Add diced carrots and low-sodium vegetable broth; simmer until carrots are tender; approximately 10 minutes.

Remove from heat and let soup cool 10 minutes; purée in blender or with immersion blender.

Add orange juice, honey, ginger, and 5 cups cashew cream; purée till smooth.

Garnish each 12 ounce soup with approximately 1 ½ tablespoons of cashew cream and ½ teaspoon fresh thyme.​

Creamy Carrot Soup

PT20M PT40M PT60M Serves 10 Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 c yellow onion, peeled, diced , 1 tsp salt, 1 tbsp garlic, peeled, minced, 1 tsp curry powder, 1 tsp  paprika, ½ tsp cinnamon, ground, 1 tsp black pepper, ground, 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, ½ tsp nutmeg​, ground, 3 lb carrots, peeled, diced, 6 c vegetable broth, low-sodium, ¼ c orange juice, ¼ c honey, 1 tsp ginger, freshly grated, 5 c + 1 c cashew cream, 1 tbsp +2 tsp thyme, fresh,

Cashew Cream

1 lb cashews, 3 c milk, fat-free, lactose-free, 2 c whey protein ,

nutritional facts

Per serving

Calories 400

Total Fat 21g

Saturated Fat 4.5g

Cholestrol 20mg

Sodium 410mg

Total Carbohydrate 20g

Dietary Fiber 5g

Protein 20g

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