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Curried Carrot Soup Vegan Gluten Free

Makes: 8-10 servings

Carrots take on a whole new personality in this smooth and spicy soup


  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 2 cloved garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 lbs carrots, chopped
  • 6-8 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 4 tsp curry powder
  • 1-2 tsp salt, to taste
  • 1-2 tsp lemon juice (optional)
  • Optional: a dollop of plain yogurt per person


  • In a large soup pot, sauté onion in olive oil for about 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, ginger and curry powder. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add carrots, broth and salt to pot. Simmer until carrots are very tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat, cool slightly and puree.
  • Return puree to large pot. For a more tangy soup, add lemon juice and stir well. Adjust consistency by adding water or broth. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently. Do not boil.
  • Serve soup hot, with a dollop of yogurt (optional).
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