Carrot and ginger soup
Serves 6 - 25 minutes
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 onion, chopped
- 6 cups stock (chicken or veg.)
- 10 carrots, chopped
- 4 stocks of celery, chopped (with leaves)
- 1 teaspoon coriander
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 cup milk
- Salt and pepper
In a sauce pan on medium-low heat, melt butter. Add onion and sauté for five minutes then add garlic and sauté for three more minutes. Add stock, carrots, potatoes, celery, coriander, cumin, ginger and the bay leaf.
Bring to a simmer, covered and let it simmer until vegetables are tender and soft. (15-20 min)
Allow soup to cool slightly, then blend until smooth in a blender or food processor. Gently stir in milk and season with salt and pepper.
Reheat as necessary.
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