Thursday 13 September 2012

carrot, ginger and orange soup!

Yesterday, my mum wasn't feeling well, so I thought I'd make some soup in case she didn't feel like eating "real" food. We had a lot of carrots and oranges, so I decided to make up this soup, sure to fight any illness away...

• tablespoon of oil
• 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
• a red onion, chopped
• lots of carrots (I used about 9) chopped
• a large potato, peeled and chopped
• 2 thumb-sized pieces of ginger, finely grated
• the juice of 2 oranges
• 2 vegetable stock cubes, dissolved in a pint of boiling water
• natural yogurt and chilli flakes to serve

• Prepare all of your ingredients, and heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large saucepan on a low heat.
• Add your garlic and onion, cover with a lid and leave for about 5-10 minutes to soften.
• Chuck in the carrots and potato, stir around and cook for a further 10 minutes.
• Next add the grated ginger, and pour over the juice of one of the oranges. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
• Pour over the stock, and leave to simmer until the carrots and potato are tender. Have a lovely cup of tea while you wait.
• Taste, and add the juice of the second orange if required.
• BLEND! And add more liquid if needs be.

I served my soup with a spoonful of natural yogurt, and some chilli flakes which gave it a lovely extra kick! And a slice of warm, buttery wholemeal toast. I absolutely wolfed this down! SO YUMMY!



  1. Orange soup sounds weird but incredibly interesting!

  2. My mum makes a similar soup and it tastes amazing. The ginger and carrots are so healthy. Sadly I don't own a blender so I might see if I can improvise and just have very lumpy soup
    Nina from little nomad

  3. That looks and sounds SO DELISH. It's warming up a bit too much for soup now (down here!) but I'll be saving this for next winter/when I'm feeling ill!

    x Michelle |

  4. that looks gorgeous its made me hungry looking at it! :)x

  5. Looks yummy! I love soup and if it's colourful even better ^^ Thanks for the recipe

  6. This looks so so yummy!
    now im craving and wishing to have this right now!

  7. awh, you have the cutest blog ever! now on to look at older post!

    lindsey louise

  8. this is very good receipt :)!

  9. this blog is excellent
    just foudn it and cannot stop reading


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