Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup
This simple Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup is vibrant, hearty, gluten-free, dairy free and vegan, but certainly not lacking in flavor. The vegetables are roasted for extra flavor and fresh ginger is added for extra health benefits that results in the most flavorful soup.
This is an older recipe with updated pictures and video, and one of the best uses of leftover carrots (and chances are, you have some leftover from the holidays like me).
Now that you’re probably finished with your Christmas leftovers, maybe you are thinking about a diet reset or a detox for the New Year?
Well if you are thinking about a healthy eating plan, this is my contribution. Loaded with vitamins, beta carotene and antioxidants and along with the ginger, not only adds flavor, but is very good for digestion.
I do not add any milk or cream this recipe which makes it dairy-free and plant-based. If you want to, you can add a splash of any of your favorite unflavored milk at the end to make it richer. Coconut milk would be a delicious option too.
I love to garnish the soup with vegan sour cream and chives because they are just a delicious flavor combination.
Maximizing the flavor
This soup gets flavor from a couple of different techniques. Firstly, the homemade vegetable stock (< click text for recipe). I believe the best tasting stock/broth makes the best soup to add as much flavor to the soup as possible.
Secondly, roasting the vegetables gives huge flavor by browning and adding a lot of natural sweetness, especially the garlic. I mean, who really likes boiled vegetables?
This soup is a great make ahead meal that freezes well. It also keeps refrigerated for up to 5 days so you have lunch or a light dinner for most of the week.
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