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Curried Carrot Soup

Curry, ginger and garlic are the savory seasonings in Thom Armentrout's soup. "I serve it piping hot," he notes from Fredericksburg, Virginia.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings (2 quarts)


  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 pounds carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • Pepper to taste


  • In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter. Stir in curry and ginger. Add carrots and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until carrots are tender. Remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  • Transfer to a blender; cover and process soup mixture in batches until smooth. Return to the saucepan. Add the cream, water, dill and pepper. Cook until heated through (do not boil).
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 109 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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  • AllisonO
    Mar 11, 2017

    A good, easy soup with some great warmth (not spiciness) thanks to the curry and ginger. Blend the soup well to get the best result. I suggest adding a bit of salt to the finished dish. You could also add some cooked chicken or tofu to the soup for more protein and/or to satisfy meat-eaters. Very easy to customize!

  • ChefV
    Nov 4, 2012

    This soup is very simple to make and tasty. I thought from the picture it would be a thin soup, instead it is thick. Next time I wil cut back on the carrots and add more fat-free half-and-half to thin it out. This is a keeper and makes the house smell so good!

  • Kristin
    Mar 18, 2007

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