Carrot + Orange Soup

I made this soup on a total whim one night and it ended up being such a winner. So simple and easy to make and it will surely brighten up your day.

Carrot and Orange Soup

A bright and sunny soup for those cloudy days. The flavour of orange really sings through.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: carrot, healthy, orange, soup
Servings: 1 big pot

Ingredients

  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 1 palm length piece of ginger peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tbsp dried garlic flakes / garlic powder
  • 10 medium carrots roughly chopped
  • 1 cup split red lentils
  • 2 veggie stock cubes
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • zest of 1 whole orange
  • juice of 1/2 and orange (eat the other half!) 😉

Instructions

  • In a big soup pot over medium heat, gently sweat the onion and ginger until the onion is soft and translucent.
  • Add the turmeric and garlic and fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Add in the carrots, red lentils and mix to combine.
  • Add the stock cubes and water, mix and simmer for 45 minutes or until the carrots are SUPER SOFT.
  • Add the coconut milk, orange zest, orange juice, and blend until smooth.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve!

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