I have a new found love for this carrot curry soup. It’s so simple to make, delicious, and inexpensive. I like to keep essentials readily available and I also like to prep beforehand. For this recipe, I used some pre-diced onions I prepped a few days earlier. I like to keep chopped onions in the freezer so I’m not chopping them up every day. Craving something sweet and creamy, I experimented with what I had on hand and just went with it. It was also the first time I used our Vitamix to blend up a soup and it was awesome! I’m not sure how I lived without one! I love the curry and ginger flavors that come through in this recipe. Be really careful when adding in the cayenne pepper because it’s REALLY spicy! The spicy kick is essential in my opinion, but if you are sensitive to hot foods I would recommend excluding it all together. Feel free to experiment and make this soup your own!
I hope you enjoy this Carrot Curry Soup as much as I do and let me know if you get around to trying it! These breads I picked up from the Wynwood Farmer’s Market would go perfectly with it!
1 tablespoon EVOO
1 cup yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
1/4 dry white cooking wine
2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
2 cups chopped carrots (about 8 carrots)
1 medium celery rib, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, or to taste
1 tablespoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Zest and juice of 1/2 lemon
Pinch of cayenne pepper
1/4 cup milk
3 cups water
Fresh oregano, for garnish
- Prepare and chop all ingredients.
- Heat a large saucepan and add the EVOO. Saute the onion, garlic, and ginger. Once fragrant, add the cooking wine and simmer for 2 minutes.
- Add the carrots, celery, salt, pepper, curry, oregano*, and lemon zest. Add the broth and boil until the carrots are tender.
- Carefully add everything that is in the saucepan into your Vitamix.
- Add the lemon juice, milk, water, and cayenne pepper. Blend until smooth.
- Carefully pour the soup into bowls and garnish with fresh oregano. Enjoy!
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