This vegan carrot ginger soup recipe is a winter warming dairy free soup consisting of carrots, a hint of ginger, coconut milk and vegetable stock.
As we kiss goodbye to summer and start to embrace the cooler months, I thought it would come in handy to unleash this vegan carrot ginger soup. Suitable to be made on the stove top, blender or instant pot.
Soup and winter are virtually synonymous, how would one cope without drinking a bowl of creamy, filling and delicious soup on a cold winters day.
Now carrot ginger soup is like an arsenal against the common cold and flu like symptoms, so drink up!
Owning your health with carrot ginger soup
Honestly people your immune system will thank you for stimulating the growth of white blood cells to help combat those nasty antigens. I’ve noticed whenever I eat plenty of anti-inflammatory foods, especially in the winter, I’m less inclined to fall ill (knock wood).
I urge you to consider sampling this anti inflammatory soup recipe, whether you’re recovering from a cold or suffering from an auto immune disease like lupus or psoriasis, then you’ll need this in your life.
The recipe for carrot ginger soup calls for the following…..
- Vegetable stock
- Coconut milk
- Garlic cloves
- Curry powder
- Black pepper
- Cayenne pepper
- Pink salt
- Coconut oil
How to make vegan carrot ginger soup
- Begin by sautéing the garlic and onions in the coconut oil on medium heat until slightly golden brown in colour. (picture 1)
- Next, add the ginger and carrot slices to the same pan with the garlic and onions and cook for a further 1-2 minutes. (picture 2)
- Pour the vegetable stock into a large saucepan on low-medium heat and add the coconut milk, cayenne pepper, curry powder, pink salt and black pepper. (picture 3)
- Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer for 5 minutes, until the carrots are tender.
- Carefully transfer the contents to a blender and liquidise – The soup should still be hot and will retain it’s heat if using a vitamix for 1-2 minutes. Alternatively, you can pour the liquid into a pot to re-heat or serve later and re-heat at a more convenient time. (picture 4)
Preparing vegan carrot ginger soup (vitamix style)
- Add all of the listed ingredients to your vitamix
- Switch the unit on low, turn the dial to 10 as the ingredients slowly start to puree increase from variable to high and use the tamper if required.
- Allow the blenders to run for a few minutes until the soup heats through.
Instant pot version of vegan carrot ginger soup
- Turn on the instant pot and select “saute”
- When the inner pot is hot add the coconut oil and butter then proceed to saute the onion and garlic until translucent
- Add the carrot and ginger and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes
- Pour in the coconut milk and vegetable stock then stir then add the seasoning cayenne pepper, black pepper, pink salt and curry powder
- Cancel the “saute” setting
- Place the lid on the pressure cooker and set the steam release knob to the “sealing” position
- Press the “pressure cook” button and adjust the +/- to 5 minutes (it will take several minutes to reach maximum pressure)
- Once cooked leave the lid on and allow to pressure to release for 10 minutes before turning the knob to “venting” to rid any excess build up of pressure
- Use and immersion stick blender, food processor or blender to puree the carrots to soup.
Notes and tips for making the soup
- This soup yield roughly 2 servings but if you want a larger batch simply double or triple accordingly
- Both fresh and frozen carrots can be used to make the recipe.
- Use fat free/low fat coconut milk or another plant based milk if you want to reduce calories even further.
- This soup is suitable to consume on a low carb lifestyle.
- If you don’t have cayenne to hand use chilli powder or flakes.
Frequently asked questions
Can I make the recipe even if I don’t own a vitamix
Yes of course!! Non vitamix owners can simply pour the soup back in the pan to get warm.
Is this recipe freezer friendly
Yes, you can freeze any leftovers and consume at your leisure
Can I use frozen carrots to make the soup
Yes, you are more than welcome to use frozen carrots
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