Now that the weather is starting to get cooler, I have been making soup almost every night. Soothing carrot ginger is one of my favorites because it is fast and easy to make and this one delicious recipe gives you a choice of two delicious ways to make this healthy soup! In addition, the soup is vegan and gluten free making it a perfect allergy friendly choice for yourself or guests.
The first version is a clear delicious broth that is perfect with rice noodles or my homemade gluten free matzo balls. It's kind of like a vegan chicken wanna be soup. Perfect for a mock chicken soup.
The second version is a thick delicious creamy puree. The basic recipe is so fast and easy, you can have homemade healthy soup in just 30 minutes!
| Clear Warming Broth Topped With Scallions|
|Thick Carrot Ginger Puree With Fresh Rosemary|
As a broth- it is perfect for when its cold outside, or when you are feeling a little under the weather. It is soothing, light, and nutritious. The concentration of carrots and parsnips give it a slightly sweet taste that is kind of like a -chicken soup and feels healing like chicken soup.
Creamy Puree -It can also be made into a creamy thick puree by just processing the broth in the blender or using an immersion blender. Personally, I like it best this way. I like to top it off with a sprig of fresh rosemary and a little handful of fresh thyme from my herb garden. Yum!
Is it healthy?
You bet ! Carrots are full of beta carotene which converts to Vitamin A, the fresh ginger is bursting with health protecting antioxidants, the onion has quercetin which boosts immunity, and parsnips provide minerals and potassium. This is an easy, yet healthy soup that the whole family will love.
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Author: Judee Algazi from Gluten Free A-Z Blog
Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
8 cups water
1 medium onion, diced
8 organic carrots, sliced
2 TBSP olive oil
1 large parsnip, cut into 6 large pieces ( cut down the middle and then cut in threes)
1/2 cup parsley
1/4 cup grated fresh ginger
1 ball of Asian style rice noodles
3 scallions, chopped for garnish
Salt or cinnamon to taste
Clear Broth Soup
For a real treat leave out the noodles and make my fabulous gluten free matzo balls
Follow the directions and at the end puree with an immersion blender ( or in the blender)
|Add Water and Cook Until Carrots Are Soft|
|Add Asian Rice Noodles During Last 5 Minutes|
Version 2: Add a little salt and puree soup in blender! Yum...
Either way, this recipe makes a great soup!