Carrot and Coriander Soup

A smooth and creamy winter soup
Ingredients - Serves 4
  • 250 g onion, chopped
  • 750 g carrots, cut into cubes
  • 300 g potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 celery stalk, trimmed and chopped, optional
  • 500ml vegetable stock or water
  • 3 tbsp butter or extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp honey or sugar (white or brown)
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • ¼ cup fresh cream
  • Salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, as needed
  1. Heat the butter or oil in a pot. Sauté the onions, carrots and potato until the onions are soft
  2. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Cover and cook until the vegetables are soft
  3. Blend until completely smooth
  4. Use a regular {blender} or you can also use a {hand blender} (or immersion blender) which works wonderfully for soups
  5. Mix in the tomato purée, honey and coriander. Taste and add salt and pepper as required
  6. Let simmer for a couple of minutes. Turn off the heat and mix in the cream
  7. Serve hot
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