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Carrot Soup Recipe

This nice creamy soup really hits the spot...whether you serve it by itself, with sandwiches or as a first course. My family enjoys it often here on our acre in the country.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound carrots, sliced
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Shredded Swiss cheese and minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the broth, carrots and potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from the heat; cool slightly.
  • 2. Transfer to a blender; cover and process until blended. Return to pan. Stir in the milk, salt and pepper; heat through (do not boil). Garnish with cheese and parsley if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 217 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 589mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein .

Reviews for Carrot Soup

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tigortweet 233087
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2015

"very good! I ended up adding some garlic salt but other than that this was a hit. very good with Swiss or parmesan cheese. will make this again!"

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krucook 45508
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2014

"Delish my family loves this soup. We like the consistency. Thanks for sharing a great recipe."

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truejoie 21527
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

"This soup was not bad at all, very creamy. We added a little more milk, and thought it could use a little more seasoning. We will make it again since my husband like his soups pureed."

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Ava Gardner 202175
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"This hit the spot on a cold winter night. I used parmesan cheese instead of swiss. I will definitely make this again and again."

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cherpow 20939
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"GREATSOUP!!! I made this low cal by using fat-free milk and it was great!!!!"

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Chickee1 75097
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2009

"This soup was great!! easy to make and really tasty, even without the cheese.."

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