If you like hot and spicy foods, then this version of carrot soup is for you! Hot and Spicy Cream of Carrot Soup has a real kick! A carrot soup that is so spicy, sweet and sour all at the same time, is really Mmmm good! You could say that cooking healthy soups is one of our Mom's passions.
Carrots are rich in minerals, anitoxidants and Vitamin A! This carrot soup is not boring nor bland, and it's low in calories, fat and sodium! The key ingredient is the curry powder added and of course, the cayenne red pepper that enhances the kick!
Soups are always perfect anytime! Mom always lecture us girls how a healthy soup always makes as a great starter for a meal, especially on those hectic busy weekdays. Enjoy!
Hot and Spicy Cream of Carrot Soup
- 2 pounds of carrots- peeled and chopped
- 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 1 onion - peeled and chopped
- 4 garlic cloves - chopped
- 1/8 tsp. ground cayenne red pepper
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- 1+1/2 tsp. curry powder
- 3 cups of low-sodium chicken stock
- 2 cups of water
- low fat sour cream
- 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley - chopped
In a medium pot, heat olive oil and garlic. Saute for a few minutes.
Stir in the sea salt, curry powder and cayenne pepper, simmer for about a minute.
Add the chicken broth, water and chopped carrots.
Bring to a boil and simmer for about 20- 25 minutes.
Using a blender or a hand-held blender and puree everything until you have a smooth mixture.
Ladle the soup into bowls. Top each bowl with a dollop (about a teaspoon) of low-fat sour cream. With a knife, swirl in the center until it almost dissolves. Add a little more in the center.
Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped parsley. Serve immediately!