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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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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