Apple and Carrot Soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 126.8
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.6 mg
  • Sodium: 231.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Introduction

A great start to a autumn meal, or the perfect soup to accompany a fresh salad or a vegetarian sandwich for lunch.
Recipe was slightly altered from one found on the fruitsandveggiesmattermore.gov site.
A great start to a autumn meal, or the perfect soup to accompany a fresh salad or a vegetarian sandwich for lunch.
Recipe was slightly altered from one found on the fruitsandveggiesmattermore.gov site.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 Tbsp. canola oil
    1 med. onion, chopped
    1 med. leek, white park, chopped
    1 lb. carrots, peeled and cut into slices
    1 tart apple, peeled and cored and chopped
    3 cups chicken stock
    milk or more stock as needed to thin the soup (optional)
    salt and black pepper
    3 Tbsp. minced fresh mint for garnish

Directions

Makes 6 -cup servings

In a Dutch oven, heat oil on med-high and add onion and leek.. Saute for 4 minutes.
Mix in the carrots and apple. Lower heat to med-low, cover and cook for 5 minutes, stir often. Add the broth, cover and simmer for 30 minutes, until the carrots are soft. Remove the pot from the heat and cool slightly. Puree the soup in batches in a blender or food processor until smooth. Return to the pot and heat before serving. If the soup is too thick, thin with milk or additional stock. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add mint to garnish.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JMKERR.

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  • Incredible!
    very good as seasoned. I thought I'd add some cinamon and brown sugar for a little more sweetness. It was OK but I should have left it alone. The apple gave it a nice light sweetness that was better. LIve and learn. - 1/4/13

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