Colorful and fragrant carrot and ginger soup is a light and soothing soup. Carrot soup with ginger is a nutritious and low fat soup recipe with just a touch of sweetness and a touch of spice. Check out all the great user reviews - people really like this simple carrot soup recipe.

This carrot and ginger soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, and, as long as you use homemade vegetable broth, it's gluten-free as well. Scroll down for more vegetarian carrot soup recipes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh ginger, minced
  • 4 cups chopped and peeled carrots (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • dash nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation: In a large pot, sautee onions and ginger in olive oil until soft, about 3-5 minutes.

Add carrots and vegetable brothand reduce heat to medium. Allow to simmer for about 40 minutes, or until carrots are soft.

Add orange juice and stir well.

Working in small batches and using a food processor or blender, process soup until smooth.

Return to pot or serving bowl and add nutmeg, salt and pepper, stirring well. Serve with a dollop of yogurt or sour cream if desired and enjoy!    http://vegetarian.about.com/od/soupssalads/r/GingerCarrot.htm

PS: I had this soup with some warm fresh bread, delicious.

Update: I used frozen cut carrots and a hand held smoothie stick blender, and it still came out good!