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Cheap and Cheerful Slow Cooker Carrot Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 10 mins
 
This simple soup is easy and healthy - low in fat and high in vitamins.
Servings: 10
Author: Mary Gillespie
Ingredients
  • 1 large onion chopped coarsely (about 1 cup / 250 ml)
  • 8 medium carrots cut into large chunks
  • 8 cups / 2 liters vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup / 60 ml rice or 1/2 cup / 125 ml red lentils
  • 1 teaspoon / 5 ml salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon / 1.25 ml pepper
  • 2 teaspoons / 10 ml powdered ginger
  • 1/2 cup / 125 ml whipping cream or milk
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients except cream in slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours (depending on your cooker) until carrots are very soft.
  3. Cool soup and blend in batches until smooth.
  4. Put pureed soup in saucepan and bring to boiling point. Add cream and heat just until soup returns to simmering point.
  5. Serve hot.