This Creamy Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe has so much flavor! And the best part about this carrot ginger soup is that it’s ready in about 15 minutes of time. If you’re looking for creamy soups made with vegetable broth, this is the recipe for you. Check out our other easy soup recipes!
Top with a bit of sour cream to really put the flavor over the top. One bowl of this homemade soup isn’t going to be enough!
The longest part of this recipe is using your immersion blender to get that delicious and creamy texture. (and even that only takes just moments of time!) Love hearty soups!
Creamy Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe
The main thing to remember when making this soup is that you’re going to want to heat the olive oil in the pan so that it roasts up all the veggies perfectly for the soup. This gives them a delicious flavor that just adds depth to the soup as well.
My boys LOVE a good soup recipe and they’re big fans of this simple soup recipe. They love that the roasted carrots give a unique flavor and taste that stand out perfectly against the heavy cream texture as well. They’re also huge fans of the taste of fresh ginger, too!
What are the benefits of carrot soup?
There are so many great benefits to this soup! It’s loaded with vitamins and has also been shown to help with inflammation as well.
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Vegetable Side: Frozen Asparagus Recipes
Refreshing Drink: Coffee Banana Tofu Shake
Don’t forget Dessert: Chocolate Strawberry Hot Milk Cake
Best Soup Recipes:
Once you make this Creamy Carrot Soup with Ginger Recipe, you’re going to be craving more soup recipes left and right. I totally get that which is why I’ve gathered up some of the best soups for you to try.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Soup is a great soup that is perfect for the cooler weather.
This giant list of the Best Hamburger Soup Recipes will fill your bellies for many, many dinners!
I’m a huge fan of this simple Cabbage Roll Soup.
Your tastebuds are going to love this Potato Soup Recipe! (and also a great Mexican cornbread recipe to go with it!)
Just wait until you make up a batch of this Chicken Orza Soup!
Chicken Tortilla Soup has such a fun and unique flavor that you’re going to love!
This Broccoli Cheese Soup only takes 5 ingredients to make!
Why is my carrot soup bitter?
Some people complain that they notice a bitter taste to their soup. This isn’t common but if you feel that way, you can want to try cutting out the center of the carrots as that is where a lot of the bitter flavor comes from.
Should you leave skin on carrots for soup?
If you’re making soup and are wondering whether or not to leave the skin on your carrots, there are a few things to consider. First off, leaving the skin on can actually boost the nutritional value of your soup.
Carrot skin contains fiber and other nutrients that are good for you. However, the skin can also add some bitter flavor to your soup, so it’s up to personal preference whether or not you want to include it.
If you do decide to leave the skin on, make sure you wash the carrots thoroughly beforehand to remove any dirt or debris.
Ultimately, whether or not to leave the skin on is a matter of personal taste and the recipe you’re working with.
Can you overcook carrots in soup?
Carrots are a nutritious vegetable that can add flavor and texture to many soups. However, it is important to be aware that it is possible to overcook carrots when making soup.
Overcooking can cause the carrots to become too soft and lose their flavor and nutritional value. To avoid overcooking, it is recommended to add carrots to the soup toward the end of the cooking process.
This will ensure they are cooked to perfection without becoming mushy.
Additionally, using a medium heat and frequent stirring can help prevent overcooking. By being mindful of cooking times and methods, you can ensure that your carrot soup is both delicious and nutritious.
Why is my carrot soup bitter?
Carrot soup is a popular and delicious dish that is easy to make and can be served in many ways. However, if you find that your carrot soup is bitter, it can be quite disappointing.
The bitterness in your soup could be due to several factors, including the type of carrot used, the freshness of the carrots, or the cooking method.
Carrots that are too young or too old can have a bitter taste, and this can affect the flavor of your soup. In addition, if the carrots are not cooked properly or are overcooked, this can also lead to bitterness.
To avoid this, be sure to choose fresh carrots and simmer them gently until they are soft and tender.
You can also add ingredients like sugar, cream or honey to counteract the bitterness.
How do you thicken carrot soup?
Carrot soup can be a delicious and nutritious meal, but sometimes it can be overly thin or watery. Fortunately, there are several ways to thicken carrot soup and enhance its texture.
One popular option is to add a roux, which is a mixture of flour and fat that thickens soup and other dishes.
You can also use pureed vegetables like potatoes or carrots themselves to add body and volume to your soup.
Another technique is to let the soup simmer uncovered for 10-15 minutes, which will allow some of the liquid to evaporate and the soup to thicken naturally.
Finally, cream or yogurt can also be added to give your carrot soup a rich and creamy consistency.
By following these simple techniques, you can easily thicken your carrot soup and take it to the next level.
More Carrot Recipes:
- 2 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
- 1 diced sweet onion
- 3-4 minced cloves garlic
- 1½ pounds of diced carrots
- 1 diced red bell pepper
- Sea salt and black pepper
- 3 cups of vegetable broth
- 1 Tablespoon of minced fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons of fresh thyme leaves
- 1/3 cup of half & half at room temperature
Put your olive oil in a skillet on medium heat. Put in the carrots, garlic, onion, and bell pepper. Cook, stirring quite often for about 5 minutes of time. The vegetables should be soft.
Put in the vegetable broth, thyme leaves, and minced ginger and stir. Cover and cook until the carrots are done, which is fork tender. This will take about 15 minutes or so. Stir once or twice during this time.
Take off of the heat and puree with your immersion blender. Taste and add seasonings as needed.
Put back on medium heat and add in the half and half. Sture until combined barely and cook until heated which will take about 2 minutes. Serve!
When are you going to make up a bowl of this hearty carrot soup?