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Ginger Carrot Soup
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
32 mins

This soup is not only yummy but has great benefits!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ginger carrot soup, healthy dinner
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Calories: 351 kcal
Author: Wondermom Wannabe
  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • kosher salt
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1 Tbs minced peeled ginger
  • 2 lbs carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium russet potato peeled and chopped
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds or pine nuts
  • 1 1/3 cups plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp minced fresh thyme
  • freshly ground pepper
  1. Combine the olive oil and onion in a Dutch oven or heavy pot over medium-high heat. Sprinkle with salt and cook, stirring, until just starting to caramelize (about 10 minutes).
  2. Add the garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, 2 more minutes, being careful not to burn the mixture.
  3. Stir in the carrots, potato, and stock.
  4. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook until the carrots and potato are very tender, 15-18 minutes. Keep warm
  5. Meanwhile, in a small saute pan over high heat, lightly toast the pine nuts or slivered almonds. Set aside to cool.
  6. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, honey, thyme and 1/2 tsp pepper.
  7. Puree the soup with an immersion blender until very smooth (or puree in a regular blender in batches). Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper and serve with a dollop of the yogurt mixture and some pine nuts or slivered almonds.
Nutrition Facts
Ginger Carrot Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 351 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 1604mg70%
Potassium 1046mg30%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 38683IU774%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 182mg18%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.