This carrot ginger soup is full of anti-inflammatory ingredients. It’s creamy, spicy, and comforting for a cold winter day, especially if you’re feeling a little under the weather.

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A healthy, flavorful, and comforting soup

There are some recipes that taste good and also FEEL good. This carrot ginger soup is one of those recipes! As you’re eating it, I swear you can feel the healing ingredients doing their job.

This soup is perfect for the winter weather we are still having here in Boston. It’s packed with fresh ginger, garlic, and carrot flavor. It’s super healthy and creamy, without any cream or dairy added.

Healing Carrot Ginger Soup - Daisybeet

Main ingredients + some nutrition notes

You just need a handful of plant-based ingredients to make this carrot ginger soup. Here is what you need:

  • Carrots: Beta carotene gives carrots their orange hue. It’s beneficial for eye health and immune function. Carrots are also a good source of potassium, fiber, and disease fighting antioxidants.
  • Ginger: Ginger contains a compound called gingerol, which has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger can help fight infections, alleviate nausea and indigestion.
  • Garlic: Garlic also contains certain compounds that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the body. It also has antibacterial properties, making it another great healing ingredient.
  • Onion
  • Shallot
  • Vegetable broth
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How to make carrot ginger soup

  • Cook chopped onion, shallot, garlic, and ginger in a stock pot.
  • Add chopped carrots and vegetable broth. Season to taste.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Transfer soup ingredients to a high-speed blender.
  • Blend until creamy.

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Healing Carrot Ginger Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This carrot ginger soup is full of anti-inflammatory ingredients. It’s creamy, spicy, and comforting for a cold winter day, especially if you’re feeling a little under the weather.

  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: serves 46 1x
  • Category: main dish
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 small white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 lb carrots, scrubbed and chopped
  • 1 quart low sodium vegetable broth
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Fresh cilantro, parsley, and crushed red pepper for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a stock pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and shallot, plus a generous shake of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes until onion is translucent.
  3. Add garlic and ginger, continue to stir and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add carrots and vegetable broth, plus more salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook for about 20 minutes, until carrots are fork tender.
  5. Transfer soup to a high-speed blender. Blend on high for about 30 seconds until smooth and very creamy. You may need to do this in batches.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs and red pepper flakes, if desired.

Notes

  • Make sure your blender can blend hot liquids before using.
  • You can use an immersion blender as an alternative.
  • Keeps well in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Keywords: carrot ginger soup, vegan, gluten free

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