Orange and carrot soup

Carrot and orange soup

  • serves 4
  • Easy

That's one seriously orange soup! Blitz six simple ingredients together to make a vibrant, low-calorie lunch

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Make this fresh carrot and orange soup, then check out our carrot and coriander soup, tomato soup and more warming soup recipes. Want something to serve on the side? Try these homemade bread rolls.

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Ingredients

  • butter 25g
  • onion 1 large, chopped
  • carrots 500g, cut into small chunks
  • orange 1, juiced and ½ zested
  • vegetable stock 1 litre
  • crème fraîche to serve (optional)

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the butter in a large pan then add the onion and a pinch of salt. Cook for 10 minutes until softened.

  • Step 2

    Add the carrots and orange zest and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes then pour in the stock and bring to a boil. Turn down to a simmer then cook for 20-25 minutes or until the carrots are completely tender. Use a stick blender to whizz until smooth then stir in the orange juice. Taste and season with pepper and more salt if it needs it. Serve with more pepper and a swirl of crème fraîche, if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 165
  • Fat 6.4g
  • Saturates 3.4g
  • Carbs 20.3g
  • Sugars 16.6g
  • Fibre 7.8g
  • Protein 2.8g
  • Salt 0.8g
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