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Easy Carrot Ginger Soup with turmeric and cumin

Easy Carrot Ginger Soup

Easy Carrot Ginger Soup made with all healthy ingredients, enriched with healing spices - ginger and turmeric. Low-fat and warming, this immune boosting soup makes a healthy lunch or dinner.
Course Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 251 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 large carrots peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup celeriac root peeled and cubed
  • 4 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 inch (2.5cm) fresh ginger root peeled and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • a pinch of himalayan salt
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan or soup pot over medium heat. Add chopped onion and garlic, and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring often until onion is translucent.

  2. Add carrots and celeriac root. Sprinkle with pinch of salt. Cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Don't let the carrots or onion brown.

  3. Pour in vegetable broth. Bring to a boil. Add ginger, cover and cook for at least 20 minutes, or until carrots and celeriac are tender.

  4. Remove from the heat. Puree in blender until very smooth. Return the soup to the saucepan and stir in turmeric, cumin and cayenne pepper. Add more salt to taste. Pour the soup into bowls and serve. 

  5.  Garnish with cumin and/or parsley.

Recipe Notes

Keep refrigerated up to 3 days. Can be frozen up to 3 months.
I used US cup (240ml) as a measure. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Carrot Ginger Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 2261mg98%
Potassium 628mg18%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 16410IU328%
Vitamin C 15.5mg19%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.