There is something so refreshing about ginger carrot soup. The incredible zing of ginger with the distinct carrot flavor is a dance for your tastebuds. This is one of those soup recipes that is passed on in families because those who know, know. Pin this recipe!
Carrot and Ginger Soup is a MUST Try!
This carrot and ginger soup is like a bowl of sunshine. It's one of those carrot soup recipes that we are so lucky to have. I'm really crazy about this carrot and ginger soup recipe because of the combination of carrot and ginger flavors, but also because it's a healthy dish I can serve my family and know they will love it. So let's dive into the facts about carrot ginger soup and then the recipe is right at the bottom of this post if you prefer to scroll! (Just don't forget to bookmark this for later in case you have questions.)
Why You Need To Try This Recipe:
This carrot ginger soup recipe is the definition of detoxing and cleansing. The carrot has been used for millennia by Chinese, Indian, Greek and many other cultures. This sweet carrot is high in antioxidants, vitamins A & C; calcium; potassium; fiber as well as calcium and magnesium.
Here are just a few health benefits:
Alkalized your body – the carrot is an alkaline food that helps keep our bodies in balance with all that acidic food we consume (everything from red meat to coffee). Reduce Cancer Risk – with Carotenoids which act as antioxidants helping protect DNA against mutations. Lessens Inflammation – Ginger contains essential oils (such as gingerol) which provide anti-inflammatory properties. Boosts Digestion – Carrots and ginger are both good for digestion. Ginger helps aid the body with spasms of the stomach.
What is carrot and ginger juice good for?
Carrot and ginger juice is great to make when you are feeling under the weather or if you want that boost in your immune system. The carrot and ginger combination is perfect for those days when you need an immune boost!
Remember, carrot juice must be consumed within 24 hours of making it to keep all the nutrients fresh. I love juicing carrots because it's so fast and easy – we've made 3 large carrot glasses full of carrot & ginger juice in about 20 minutes – no fussing with cutting the vegetables up, washing them out etc…
Can you freeze carrot soup?
This carrot ginger soup recipe freezes well! It is great for putting in those containers and pulling out when you need it. Always make sure you are using air-tight containers when putting things in the freezer. Here are some that I recommend.
Carrot and Ginger soup can be stored in the fridge for a few days – simply warm up when ready to serve and add some cream or coconut milk (if vegan). This will thicken up your carrot & ginger soup too if you have leftovers that are too thin… so good!
How Many Points Are In This Recipe?
With the new Plan, points can vary for those with diabetes. Check your zero point foods. Points can also vary with different brands. Please use your recipe maker to determine your exact points.
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- Olive Oil Spray
- 1 small onion diced
- 1 small garlic clove minced
- 5 cups chicken broth
- 2 ½ cups sliced carrots
- ¼ cup long grain brown rice
- ½ tsp ground ginger
- 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- Salt and freshly ground pepper for seasoning
- In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, sauté onion and garlic until tender with olive oil spray.
Add ginger and sauté briefly.
Add chicken broth, carrots, and rice. Bring to the boil. Cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes.
Let cool slightly before pureeing with a hand-held blender or food processor till smooth.
Stir in chopped fresh parsley and season with salt and ground pepper to taste
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