Creamy Carrot Soup

carrot soup

This delicious carrot soup has a velvety texture, and beautifully developed flavours from the different vegetables. The great thing about soup is that it combines the high nutrional value of the various vegetables, meaning that you get a lot of key nutrients including vitamins and minerals. So not only does it taste good, it’ll do you good as well!

 

Ingredients:

  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • 1 Small onion, chopped
  • 1 Celery stick with leaves, sliced
  • 1 Leek, sliced
  • 3 Small turnips
  • 2 Large carrots, sliced
  • 300 ml water
  • salt & pepper
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    For serving:

  • Fresh cream
  • Parsley
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    Directions:

    Heat a medium sauce pan, drizzle with olive oil, and then sauté the chopped onions, celery and leeks till slightly softened. Stir in the turnips, celery leaves and carrots. Season to taste. Add 300 ml of water and bring to a boil. Boil veggies till tender allow to cool slightly then transfer into the jug. Blend from low to high till smooth and serve immediately.

    A little cream makes the soup even more silky, and it’ll make you feel fuller for longer. Add some parsley for garnish to finish it off.