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Spiced Carrot Soup

From Florida Suncoast Locally Grown

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Source: Natural Teaching Kitchen / Jennifer Richter (Entered by Jennifer Richter)
Serves: 4-6

1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro for Garnish
1/2 cup Greek Yogurt for Garnish
3 cups Vegetable Stock
1/2 tsp Salt & Pepper
1 tsp Vadouvan Curry Powder ( which is a french curry powder, you can get it at william sonoma )
6 medium Carrots, about 1lb total
1 Garlic Clove
1/2 Yellow Onion
2 tbsp Olive Oil

Step by Step Instructions
  1. In a soup pot, heat olive oil, add onion and garlic cook about 2-3 minutes until tender.
  2. Increase the heat to medium high and add the carrots and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add curry powder, salt, and pepper, cook about 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  4. Increase the heat to high, add the stock and bring the soup to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for about 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  6. Blend all ingredients in pot to make smooth with a hand mixer.
  7. Pour soup into bowls, drizzle with yogurt and sprinkle with cilantro.
  8. Switch Up! If you are one of my carnivores, preheat the oven to 350, line a baking sheet with a wire rack, place prosciutto on the rack lined baking sheet. Bake until crisp about 20 minutes. Let it cool, and top soup with Crispy Prosciutto along with Greek Yogurt, & Cilantro.