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Food

Carrot and Ginger soup anyone?

By HallsExp 08 Feb 2017

Perfect for those cold winter nights!

This carrot and ginger soup recipe has lot’s of health benefits, plus it tastes amazing! Here’s how to do it

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp oil (olive works fine)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp coarsely grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 850ml vegetable stock
  • 500g carrot, sliced
  • 400g can cannellini beans

topping:

  • 4 tbsp almonds in their skins, cut into slivers
  • sprinkle of nutmeg                                                          


How to make:

1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion, ginger and garlic, and fry for 5 mins until starting to soften. Stir in the nutmeg and cook for 1 more minute.

2. Pour in the stock, add the carrots, beans and their liquid, then cover and simmer for 20-25 mins until the carrots are tender.

3. Scoop a third of the mixture into a bowl and blitz the remainder with a hand blender or in a food processor until smooth. Return everything to the pan and heat until bubbling. Serve topped with the almonds and nutmeg.

                

 

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