Curried Carrot Soup

Are you feeling like you need some clean eating this week?  I do.  I am packing this homemade soup in containers to enjoy for lunch during the work week.  I can’t be held responsible for what I might enjoy after this light and healthy soup, but at least I had the right idea.

This soup is packed with Vitamin A, low in calories, high in fiber, with virtually no fat.

Curried Carrot Soup
Serves 4-6
4 cups sliced carrots (about 1-1/2 pounds)
1/2 yellow onion, chopped
1 small turnip, chopped
1 small potato, peeled and quartered
1cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fines herbs
1/4-1/2 teaspoon good quality curry powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Garnish: 1 orange, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces for garnish. A dollop of sour cream or plain yogurt.

In a saucepan combine the carrots, onion, turnip, potato and water.  Bring to a boil over high heat, then cover, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
In 2 batches, transfer vegetables and remaining liquid to food processor or blender and puree.  Return to pan and add all remaining ingredients.  Simmer, uncovered to blend flavors, about 10 minutes.
Garnish with orange slices, sour cream or plain yogurt.

40 thoughts on “Curried Carrot Soup

  1. Your soup looks lovely. I also sometimes make soups and take them to the office for lunch … it's so much healthier. I have never attempted carrot soup, lookin at your yummy picture this is one to try. Have a great week!


  2. Velva – I've had carrot soup on my radar for awhile now and this version sounds perfect. Seems like the perfect thing to eat for spring.


  3. Ha ha ha, day late (my visit) dollar short. I just made Reeni's curry corn soup today to make up for my curry semi-flop last night. I'll keep this one on hand for later though. Not tomorrow. I don't want to overdose on curry this weekend and get \”that smell\”, lol.


  4. Oh my! The further I scroll through the pages here, the more my mouth drools. What a lovely blog of delectables. This carrot soup recipe will be the first I'll try. Thank you.


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