Carrot Ginger Soup


Source: Recipe submitted by Sally Henkel
Prep time: 45 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesTotal time: 1 1/4 hours

Description

This recipe was submitted by Sally Henkel in the 2012 We ♥ Local Food Savory Carrot Recipe Competition. Sally says, Not only is this a vegan soup, but it's also great for winter days. The carrot and ginger medley create a savory soup, loaded with flavor. I love making this for friends and family dinner.

Ingredients

1  
onion
2 cloves
garlic
2 tablespoons
ginger, fresh
3 tablespoons
olive oil
2 cups
vegetable broth
10  
carrots
1 cup
soy or coconut milk
1 tablespoon
maple syrup
1 teaspoon
pepper
   
salt to taste

Instructions

In a soup pot, heat the oil with 2 tablespoons of broth. Add the diced onion, garlic and ginger to the pan and sauté for a few minutes. Add the soy or coconut milk, pepper, remaining broth, maple syrup and the carrots. Bring the pot to a simmer. Cook until the carrots are soft enough to break with a fork. Turn the burner off and let the soup cool for a minute. Puree the soup until preferred texture with a blender or immersion blender.

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