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Aromatic Carrot Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy Ward
Added: Monday, August 16, 2010

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp. each, butter and olive oil
2 med. onions, chopped
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/8 tsp. mace (can substitute nutmeg)
10 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
8 cups defatted chicken or vegetarian broth
1 tbsp. grated orange zest
1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
salt & pepper, to taste
snipped fresh chives for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter and oil in large saucepan over low heat. Add onions and cook, stirring until wilted, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with ginger and mace; cook, stirring one minute. Add carrots, broth and orange zest. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, about 20 minutes. Cool slightly. Purée with an immersion blender or in batches in food processor. Return to pot; add orange juice, salt & pepper. Heat over low heat. Garnish with chives. Serves 8.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
130 calories.

 

 

 

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