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A large white bowl and ladle with carrot soup, apples and carrots.

Apple Carrot Ginger Soup

A flavorful, sweet, and lightly spiced soup featuring carrots and apples that's creamy yet healthy.
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Course: Soups
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 (1 cup) servings
Calories: 131kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 large carrots
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 large apples Fuji or other flavorful apple, sliced
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • ½ cup fat free half and half
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun/Creole seasoning or ½ teaspoon salt + ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ cup minced green onion green part only
  • optional toppings: croutons or bacon bits

Instructions

  • Cut carrots into half-inch chunks. Combine carrots in saucepan with butter and one cup of chicken broth. Cook, covered until carrots are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Add apples and applesauce during last 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat; uncover. Let cool about 10 minutes.
  • Put in blender and puree. Return to pot. Stir in remaining broth, half and half, nutmeg, ginger and seasoning. Serve warm, sprinkled with chopped green onion.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 870mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 18g
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