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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Asian Style Carrot Soup

Hi Everyone, I know I haven't written a recipe for a while. Seem to have been rather busy. Anyway, here is a delicious carrot soup which I love. I hope you enjoy it.

* Exported from MasterCook *

Asian Style Carrot Soup

Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:10

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 large onion -- chopped
1 clove garlic -- minced
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 1/2 pounds carrots -- peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon ginger juice -- peeled and grated, then squeezed to get the juice out
6 cups vegetable stock
1 can coconut milk
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2 tablespoons almond butter
1 tablespoon tamari soy sauce
2 tablespoons cilantro -- chopped

Sautee the onion and garlic in coconut oil for about 5 minutes, then add the carrots and cook for another 5 minutes.

Add the stock and coconut milk and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until the carrots are soft.

Take the soup off the heat and place in blender in batches. Add the almond butter and tamari soy sauce and toasted sesame oil the the blender first then add the soup. Blend until smooth and creamy. Place in large bowl or soup tureen.

Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and serve warm.

"Delicious nourishing soup"
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NOTES : Yet another breakfast, lunch or dinner soup.

Carrots contain carotene, which converts into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A and the carotenoids are the anti-infection vitamins. It supports immunity and helps maintain the surfaces of the body's membranes.

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