Smooth Carrot Soup Recipe
- 2 cups chopped carrots
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1. In a small saucepan, saute carrots and onion in butter until crisp-tender. Add broth and ginger. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until carrots are very tender. Cool slightly.
- 2. Puree soup in a blender; return to the pan. Stir in buttermilk; heat through (do not boil). Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
3/4 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter and reduced-sodium broth) equals 84 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 458 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.