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Carrot, Orange and Cilantro Soup

Courses: Soup, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 teaspoon 5mlVegetable oil
1 lb 454g / 16ozCarrots - sliced
6 oz 170gOnion - chopped
2 oz 56gOranges - grated and squeezed (medium)
1 1/2   Vegetable stock
2 tablespoons 30mlCilantro - chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
  Pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Heat oil in a soup pot. Add the carrot and onion. Cover and saute for 10 minutes, without browning. Shake the pot occasionally.

Add the orange zest and orange juice, stock, cilantro and the rest of the seasonings. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.

Set aside to cool slightly. Pour soup into a blender and puree until smooth. Return to pan and re-heat. Serve hot.

Elizabeth Brand, "Vegetables"

Holiday Appetizers 1996, Better Homes and Gardens, page 90.


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