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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
Course: Soup

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.