Carrot Soup

Carrot and Orange Soup

By weightlossresources.co.uk

With almost 4 of your 5 a day this colourful soup packs a punch!

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    5 mins
  • Cook time: 27 mins
  • Calories: 136
    per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 600g baby carrots
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes
  • 1 litre water
  • 2 oranges
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Peel and chop the onion and carrots, peel and crush the garlic.
  2. Heat the oil and add the onion, garlic and carrots.
  3. Cook for 4-5 minutes until the carrots start to soften and then stir in the orange zest.
  4. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add the stock and season well.
  6. Bring to the boil and simmer until the vegetables are tender. Allow to cool slightly then liquidise until smooth and stir in the orange juice. Reheat to taste.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)136
Carbohydrate (g)22.0
Fat (g)4.6
Protein (g)2.8
Fibre (g)6.1
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg3.5

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