Gingery Cream of Carrot and Orange Soup

Gingery Cream of Carrot and Orange Soup
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:20 Cooking
  • 0:35 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    half-salted butter

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    chopped onion

  • 4 cups
    (1 L)

    sliced, peeled carrots

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    all-purpose flour

  • 3 1/2 cups
    (875 mL)

    chicken broth

  • 1

    medium orange, zest and juice

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    ground ginger

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1

    coriander leaf for garnish

  • crème fraîche for garnish

Preparation

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook until glassy. Add carrots, cover and cook 3 minutes. Stir in flour.

Add chicken broth and 11/2 tsp. (7 mL) grated orange zest. Add ground ginger, cover and cook on low about 10 minutes or until carrots are tender.

Put the soup in a blender and process until smooth. Add orange juice and season to taste.

If the soup is too thick, add water to thin it to desired consistency. Adjust seasoning.

Garnish with a dollop of crème fraîche and 1 or 2 coriander leaves.

Serve with homemade crostini and Irresistibles Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil butter.

Source: Metro

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