A bowl full of Carrot-Ginger Soup not only offers color and fragrance but it's light and soothing as well. Save a few carrot leaves the garnish.The rich orange color of carrots assures that you’re getting tons of the nutrient beta-carotene. Save a few carrot leaves for an unexpected garish.

Caroline Wright
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In large pot, simmer carrots and next 5 ingredients (through water), covered, until carrots are tender (20-25 minutes).

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  • Using an immersion blender (or a standard, blender working in batches), blend until smooth; add lemon juice. Divide among 4 bowls; garnish with crushed red pepper and carrot leaves. If desired, serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; mono fatg; poly fat 0.2g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 3g; cholesterolmg; ironmg; sodium 319mg; calcium 39mg.