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Carrot and Ginger – Soup Recipe

  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Portion: 2 persons

Ingredients:

  • One tablespoon. of olive oil
  • Four medium carrots, chopped
  • Two teaspoons of grated ginger
  • One small onion, chopped

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is nature’s delight.

– Marcus Aurelius

Energy value

  • calories 150kcal
  • proteins 30g
  • fats 1.9g
  • carbohydrates 3.5g

Preparation

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan and add the onions.
  2. Cook on a gentle heat for 5 minutes. Do not allow them to go brown.
  3. Add the chopped carrots, grated ginger and chicken broth.
  4. Bring to the boil and then cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the carrots are soft.
  5. Allow cooling to room temperature.
  6. Pour contents into your smoothie maker and blend for about 30 seconds or until smooth.
  7. Add more broth or hot water if required.
  8. Return contents to the saucepan and season if required.
  9. Heat gently and serve.

Nutrition Benefits

  • Carrots are naturally sweet, making them an excellent vegetable to include in a kid’s smoothie. They are high in fibre and carotenoids. But can they cause you to see in the dark? Or was that just a ploy to get us, as children ourselves, to eat up all our carrots? Well, there is some truth in it. They contain a lot of Vitamin A, which helps you to produce rhodopsin. Rhodopsin is a purple pigment that your eyes need to see in dim light. So, although you won’t have quite the superpowers of night vision that you were led to believe, you will be able to see in some lights.
  • Ginger add a lovely warming zing to a soup dish, but ginger is also well known for its incredible Nutrition benefits. It is full of nutrients that are very beneficial for your body and brain. It is also particularly great for unsettled stomachs. Ginger is a known natural remedy for colds and flu, with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.
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