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Vegan Lemon Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe

Just like our Lemon Ginger Carrot soup, but made vegan by using olive oil or coconut oil instead of butter, this is perhaps the best carrot soup in the world! Everybody loves it, children and grown-ups alike! Try it for yourself: Take a modest carrot soup, add lemon rind and fresh ginger root and be impressed. I like to serve my soups with a dollop of vegan cream, but the ground lentils make the soup ultra-creamy, so I happily skip the cream for this one. Gluten Free. Serves 4 as a starter or 2 as a soup dinner.

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5.0 (2 votes)

Posted by: michael
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Cuisine

British

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

4

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Recipes for kids
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You will need

IngredientAdd
2 Tbsp olive oil OR More products
2 Tbsp or about 50g coconut butter More products
1 onion, roughly chopped More products
1 lemon, thin peeling from the rind or 1 fresh organic lemon More products
a 1 inch or 2.5cm piece fresh ginger root, peeled and roughly chopped More products
about 400g organic carrots, roughly chopped More products
2 Tbsp or 25g red split lentils, ground to a fine powder More products
2 cups or 500ml freshly boiled water or hot homemade vegetable bouillon
1 stock cube (optional) More products
freshly ground black pepper to taste More products
1 bunch fresh parsley, roughly chopped OR

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1 bunch fresh coriander, roughly chopped

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Method

  • Heat the olive oil or coconut butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirirng occasionally, for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the lemon peel, the ginger and the carrots and stir fry for another 3 minutes or so.
  • Add the ground lentils, water or bouillon and the stock cube, if using. Cook covered for about 10 minutes or until the carrots are soft.
  • When cooked, transfer the vegetables and the liquid to your blender and blend until smooth, adding a little more hot water or bouillon if required to reach your desired consistency.
  • Season with freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley or coriander if you wish, and serve hot.

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