Carrot and coriander soup

Carrot soup with a touch of spice makes a tasty meal in Janet Brinkworth's simple recipe
By Janet Brinkworth
Carrot and coriander soup
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 1 kg carrots
  • 4 clove garlic
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1.5 litres vegetable stock
  • 1 red chilli
  • black pepper

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200ÂșC/gas 6.

2. Pound the garlic, coriander, cumin and fennel in a pestle and mortar.

3. Place the carrot and onion in a roasting tray and toss with the olive oil.

4. Sprinkle over the pounded mixture and mix well.

5. Roast the carrots for 30 minutes until tender.

6. Place the roasted carrots and onion in a food processor with the chilli.

6. Add in the stock. Blend until smooth and thoroughly mixed. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

7. Pass the carrot soup through a sieve into a large saucepan and heat through. Serve.

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