Carrot & coriander soup

Carrot & coriander soup

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(315 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins


Serves 4
Everyone loves this super healthy soup, perfect for an easy supper

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal115
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre5g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.46g
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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 potato, chopped



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 450g carrots, peeled and chopped



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1.2l vegetable or chicken stock
  • handful coriander (about ½ a supermarket packet)


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion, then fry for 5 mins until softened. Stir in the ground coriander and potato, then cook for 1 min. Add the carrots and stock, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat. Cover and cook for 20 mins until the carrots are tender.

  2. Tip into food processor with the coriander. then blitz until smooth (you may need to do this in two batches). Return to pan, taste, add salt if necessary, then reheat to serve.

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Comments (373)

tanmayorch's picture

A simple, delicious recipe that I made yesterday and will be making again today.
My Son who doesn't like soup wanted it for breakfast it was so good. Will add the greek yogurt as suggested in todays batch and Cumin.

Mexiflor's picture

This one is so simple and quick, it's healthy, delicious and cheap to make - what more could you want. As a novice at most things in the kitchen, this was a pleasure to make and so fresh tasting! A winner!

niamh93's picture

nothing special I have had better is is easy and relatively quick to make.

Mexiflor's picture

Can we have your recipe then, as I thought this one was pretty darn good - but always open to upgrades!

Cosmicpicnic's picture

I used a bit less stock (1 litre) and 2 tsps of ground coriander and it came out lovely. So easy! Will definitely use again.

Nigglynee's picture

Absolutely delish! Used slightly more carrot than recommended and used a large sweet potato in place of the normal potato. Still kept to 1.2L of stock making a lovely thick consistency. Used cumin as recommended - very nice. Would recommend adding a tub of 0% fat Greek yogurt for creaminess but still keeping the calories down. Made 4 decent sized servings. Will be making it again!

antoterry's picture

The best Carrot & Coriander I have tasted!

Amelia35's picture

This is one of my favourite soup recipes - very tasty and healthy too!

rjwitton's picture

Oh this soup is so tasty! Excellent balance of flavours... really perfectly spiced. Yummy yummy. Thank you!

lizleicester's picture

Used this recipe as the inspiration for a delicious carrot and coriander soup. Missed out the potato and used the remaining gravy of a rich oxtail stew, made up to 1.2 litres with vegetable stock. Crushed a teaspoon of coriander seeds because I didn't have any "ground". Lovely outcome!

perky2512's picture

This soup was so lovely. My children loved it. Must make double next time as it all went between the three of us.

mazteacher's picture

Lovely! I added 140g of red lentils so it was very thick. I also used 2 tsp ground coriander and a sweet potato. Made five servings.

sephyseph's picture

An absolutely amazing recipe for Carrot and Coriander soup!
I doubled the measure of carrots and potato (I used sweet potatoes as suggested in the comments), and I used 1.5 measure of the stock in the recipe, as I like my soup slightly thicker.
I used a tspn of ground coriander to start and then added more to taste as I didn't want to over power, and also added cumin which I saw suggested in the comments.
After blitzing (and still only using half a bag of fresh coriander) I returned to the pan to add cream and season a little further.

turkishjelly's picture

I made this exactly as the recipe says and its great! First time I have made soup and its so easy I will never buy from a tin again. Also its much healthier.

hollybabes's picture

I made this as per recipe with added cumin. DELICIOUS!! I had 2 bowls and could have eaten more if I wasnt so full ^^ and my kids loved it too ;)

BeccaJThomas's picture

Fabulous soup. I used sweet potato as recommended by some of the of the comments

ssarahlewiss's picture

I'm not a big lover of soups, so when hubby suggested using the coriander in the fridge to make some soup, I reluctantly went online and found this recipe. I put the cumin in as suggested, used a sweet potato, and a little cream at the end. OH MY GOODNESS! This soup could change my opinion of soups forever! Will absolutely make this again, and again.....

sonali704's picture

By far the best carrot and coriander soup recipe I have tried. My husband who is not a soup person, absolutely loved it. I also, added a hint of cumin powder as suggested by one of the members, and it made the taste even better! Will be making it again this week.


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