Curried Carrot Soup
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons mild curry powder
  • 5 cups vegetable or chicken stock*
  • 5 large carrots, washed and chopped
  • 1 large potato, peeled and chopped
  1. Heat oil in a large pot and cook onion until translucent.
  2. Stir through curry powder and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to the boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat.
  5. Puree in a blender until smooth, adding a little extra water if required.
  6. Return to the saucepan and reheat.

Alternatives

  • To microwave, reduce stock to 4 ½ cups, place ingredients in a bowl and cook on HIGH (100%) for 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft
  • * Recipe from collection for vegetable or chicken stock will result in reduced salt version.

Storage Suggestions

Can be stored in refrigerator for up to 7 days. May be frozen for up to 3 months.

Equipment List

  • Chopping board
  • Large knife
  • Large pot with lid
  • Blender or sieve

 

Acknowledgements

Queensland health acknowledges the development of the Healthy Food Fast cookbook by the Department of Health Western Australia. www.gofor2and5.com.au. Recipes from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia 2011, reproduced with permission.