Cold Carrot and Orange Soup

A perfect summer soup, this dish gets its enticing colour from carrots and oranges. Try it as a side or appetizer at any outdoor function.

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 15 minutes + refrigeration

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Type of meal : | Soups | Soups

Special diet :

Ingredients

250 ml (1 cup) onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
450 g (1 lb / 3 cups) carrots, sliced thinly
1 small sprig fresh thyme
750 ml (3 cups) vegetable stock
1 orange, juiced and zest grated
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
60 ml (4 tbsp) thick, plain yogurt
30 ml (2 tbsp) chives, snipped

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, wilt the onion and garlic in the oil.
  2. Add the carrots, thyme and stock and cook over medium heat until the carrots are tender. Remove the thyme.
  3. In a blender, puree the soup and transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add the orange juice and zest, season with salt and pepper and refrigerate.
  5. Serve the soup in chilled bowls, garnished with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkle of chives.

Nutritional information:

Cold Carrot and Orange Soup
Cold Carrot and Orange Soup