Healthy Cream of Carrot Soup Recipe

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The mystery ingredient in this healthy cream of carrot soup is rolled oats. Add richness, texture and fiber to your lunch with this Dr. Oz-endorsed recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion cut into medium dice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 lbs carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2 rounds
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger juice
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 tsp dill
  • dallop of plain yogurt

Directions

In a medium-sized pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and salt. Sweat until onions are soft (about 5-8 minutes). Stir often to prevent browning. Add the carrots, cover pot and cook over low heat for 5-6 minutes. Stir to prevent browning. Add stock and oats to pot. Raise the heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 25 minutes until carrots are tender. Pour contents of the pot into a blender. Blend the soup until creamy. Add additional stock to desired consistency. Add lemon and ginger juice. Readjust seasonings. Garnish with a dollop of yogurt and dill and serve.