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Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Updated on March 15, 2012
Carrot ginger soup
Carrot ginger soup | Source

A perfect recipe to welcome spring!

This carrot ginger soup recipe is so quick to cook up and can be made from scratch in as little as 30 minutes.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sliced carrots (~8-10 medium carrots; 12-15 small carrots)
  • 3 inch piece ginger root (peeled & thinly sliced)
  • 3/4 cup soy milk

Slice carrots & ginger, add water & boil until soft
Slice carrots & ginger, add water & boil until soft | Source

Directions

  1. Peel & cut all carrots into 1 inch pieces
  2. Peel ginger and slice thinly
  3. Add cut carrots & sliced ginger to medium pan
  4. Add 4 cups water to pan
  5. Boil carrots and ginger until soft, approximately 20 minutes
  6. Remove from heat
  7. Using an immersion blender, blend carrots, ginger, & broth until smooth
  8. Stir in soy milk
  9. Serve & Enjoy

Carrots
Carrots | Source

Eat Your Carrots

Carrots are a root vegetable, typically grown in cooler weather during the early summer or fall time. Besides being sweet, crunchy, & delicious, carrots are packed with nutrition, including:

  • beta-carotene
  • healthy antioxidants
  • vitamins A, C & K
  • calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron & zinc
  • dietary fibers

Ginger
Ginger | Source

Ginger Quiz: Did You Know?

  • Ginger has been utilized since ancient civilization for its anti-inflammatory, anti-flatulent, and anti-microbial properties.
  • Studies have shown that ginger may reduce nausea caused by morning sickness, in pregnant women, or motion sickness.
  • Ginger root is low in calories and cholesterol-free, but is a good source of vitamin B6, potassium, copper, & magnesium.

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      veggie-mom 5 years ago

      Thank you, kjrzeek1, enjoy!

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      kjrzeek1 5 years ago from New Jersey, USA

      I love making homemade soup, and this one looks so good, can't wait to try it!

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      veggie-mom 5 years ago

      Thanks, Swetankraj! I hope you & your family enjoy it!

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      veggie-mom 5 years ago

      Thanks Susan! I love the color of this soup, it's so vibrant & yes, healthy too!

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      veggie-mom 5 years ago

      Thanks so much for sharing, Peggy, it really boosted the traffic to my hub! I hope you enjoy the soup!

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      Swetank Raj 5 years ago from India

      That's look delicious as well as nutritious. Carrots are rich in Vitamin A and which are beneficial for eyes. Gonna tell mom to make this weekend! Lovely and yummmy!!

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      susanm23b 5 years ago

      This looks delicious and really healthy! Your photos really added to your hub. Voted up :)

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Thanks for answering my question with this delicious sounding soup recipe. Will have to give this a try sometime soon. Like the health benefits you also mentioned. Voted up, useful and will share this with my followers.

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      veggie-mom 5 years ago

      Thanks for the votes! @urmilashukla23, yes, it is such a colorful dish. @LeilaMone, let me know what you think, enjoy!

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      LeilaMonei 5 years ago

      Going to try it this afternoon. Voted up and useful

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Sounds delicious. Very colorful pictures. Voted up!

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      veggie-mom 5 years ago

      Thank you, FordeAhern!

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      FordeAhern 5 years ago from Broadford, Co. Limerick. ireland

      yum sounds lovely. will try it, thank you.voted up and useful. book mark it also