Creamy Carrot Soup

creamy carrot soup Image by: creamy carrot soup Author: Canadian Living

Get hefty dose of vitamin A-rich carrots with this easy soup recipe. Serve with: Black Bean Salad

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2000

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 1/4 lb carrots (about 10) coarsely chopped
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup croutons

Method

In saucepan, heat butter over medium heat; cook onions, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until softened. Add carrots, sweet potato, stock, cumin, salt and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Pur?in food processor or blender until smooth. Blend in milk. Return to pan and reheat. Serve sprinkled with croutons.

Nutritional facts <b>per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1109 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 236.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 431.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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