Carrot and Coriander Soup
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Nutrition: Per serving
109 Kcals Fat
Looking for a warming supper or lunchtime snack? Carrot and Coriander go so well together, but the splash of orange in this soup makes it doubly special. Try it and see. Each portion provided at least 2 of your 5-a-day.
1 tablespoon sunflower or rapeseed oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 onion, chopped
2 medium carrots, grated
2 celery sticks, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
600mls low-salt vegetable stock
300mls orange juice
3 tablespoons freshly chopped coriander
freshly ground black pepper to season
Heat the oil, add the garlic, onion, carrot, celery and tomatoes and cook for a few minutes until softened.
Add the stock, season and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
Add the coriander and orange juice.
Pulse in a blender, reheat, check the seasoning and serve.
Serve with chunks of wholegrain bread
Reduce salt further by using homemade vegetable stock or by using a low salt stock cube