Carrot Ginger Soup
The soup is like a hug for your soul with sweet carrots and the spicy, sweet and pungent flavor of ginger.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
- 1 tbsp extra vigrin olive oil
- 1 leek, cleaned well, thinly sliced white and light green portion only
- 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
- 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
- 4 cups chopped carrots
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup milk
- salt and pepper to taste
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
Add the leeks and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Cook until they soften, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another minute until mix becomes fragrant.
Add the carrots and stir to combine. Add the broth and bring to a simmer. Cook until carrots break apart when pierced with a fork, about 20 minutes.
Using an immersion blender, blender or food processor, puree the soup until smooth. Return to pot.
Stir in milk and cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.