Carrot & coriander soup

Carrot & coriander soup

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(328 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

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

  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 potato, chopped
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

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

  • 450g carrots, peeled and chopped
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    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)

Method

  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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afgilbert
3rd May, 2012
Very nice and I also added more carrots and a potato as I found the consistency too thin for my taste
aparsons
2nd May, 2012
5.05
I've made this a few times with great success every time. It's simple and easy to follow and doesn't matter too much if you have less carrot or more of something else than specified. I've even substituted parsnip.
lindsaydowling
28th Apr, 2012
5.05
One word. Wow. Several more words - I could quite happily live on this soup. Its totally delicious. I will definitely be making this again. A lot! :-)
dveggie
26th Apr, 2012
5.05
Having just made this for the first time i'm currently sat with the bowl on my lap enjoying! As everyone else has said, it was easy to make and tastes great. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil, threw in a couple of celery sticks as i love the flavour it gives soups, and also added some dried chilli (i used scotch bonnets, but chilli flakes would do the same thing) to heat it up a little. Really tasty and a great quick option.
burndust
21st Apr, 2012
does anyone how big the potato needs to be?
peskykids13
15th Apr, 2012
5.05
Yummy, made this three times now, love the flavour. Added another half potato to make it slightly thicker as its quite runny. But a wonderful tasting soup.
sutclird
6th Apr, 2012
5.05
Great flavor and easy to cook.
bredakeaneshortt
6th Apr, 2012
5.05
Lovely, fresh and very economical too! Add half a teaspoon of Tumeric for a more vibrant carrot colour, additional health benefits too! Another variation is to add a tablespoon of honey before whizzing in the mixer, this brings out the natural sweetness of the carrots without making it "sweet".
tringreen
22nd Mar, 2012
5.05
This is a wonderful carrot soup recipe! I make it all the time, and it's incredibly easy.
lisabutcher35
10th Mar, 2012
5.05
I love this recipe. So simple and goes down well with all the family. I double the recipe and then freeze it for myself for lunch during the week. It's very healthy.

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