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Curried Date Carrot Soup
Curried Date Carrot Soup

Category: Soup | Serves: 4

(717 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 220
Protein: 3 g
Carbs: 43 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 85 mg
Fiber: 7 g

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This soup graces your taste buds with sweet, savory and spicy flavors. There's something in here for everyone!
2/3 cup pitted dates
1 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp ginger root, minced or substitute 1 tsp Ground ginger
1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp flour
2 (14 oz) cans low sodium chicken broth
2 1/2 cups carrots
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp curry powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 pinch black pepper
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Chop dates and set aside. In a heavy saucepan, sauté onions, celery, garlic, and ginger in oil over medium heat for 3–4 minutes or until translucent.
2 Remove from heat and stir in flour. Return to heat and cook for 1–2 minutes, then whisk in chicken broth.
3 Stir in carrots, cumin, curry powder, cayenne, and black pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4 Stir in dates and simmer another 5–10 minutes, or until carrots are soft. Remove from heat and puree in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour back into pan.
5 Stir in lemon juice and return to stove until thoroughly heated. Spoon into bowls and garnish with a spoonful of yogurt.

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