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From Traveling Desperado
<p>Our grandson JW loves this soup. Our favorite blend is, chicken stock, Thyme, Marjoram, Basil and I add a dash of Parsley with Greek Yogurt.<br /> This soup will last a week in the refrigerator, or Freeze in containers for lunch.</p>Source: Paulette Rink (Entered by Paulette Rink)
Step by Step Instructions
- Place carrots, liquid and salt (and potato if you are using it) into a medium sized soup pot and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer it for 12-15 minutes. Let it cool to room temp.
- Saute the onion, garlic and nuts in the butter until the onions are clear. You can sprinkle in a little salt to help draw the moisture out of the onions. Towards the end of cooking, stir in the seasoning combo of your choice
- Puree everything together in a blender until smooth (I deviate from her recipe at this stage. I dump the sauteed onions, garlic and nuts into the pot with the cooked carrots and use an immersion blender to puree. It saves dishes and energy).
- Whisk in one of the dairy products. As I mentioned in the beginning, I often leave this step out until I'm just about to eat a bowl of soup. I'll stir in a little milk, a spoonful of yogurt or some cottage cheese just before serving (and just after reheating, if I'm using the microwave).
- Garnish with toasted nuts, some toasted bread crumbs or eat just as it is.
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