Free shipping on all orders over $40! Start Shopping »

Gut-Booster Carrot Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and grated
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 ½ pounds young carrots, broken in pieces
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1-inch piece of turmeric root, peeled and grated (or use ½ tsp ground)
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 4 cups (1 quart) filtered water or chicken broth
  • Garnish ideas: Feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, cilantro, sour cream, full-fat coconut milk

 

Instructions:

  • Melt coconut oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Sweat the garlic and minced ginger for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add carrots, salt, cinnamon and turmeric and cook another 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until carrots are very soft, 20-25 minutes.
  • Puree soup in batches in a high speed blender.
  • Divide soup between 4 to 6 bowls and garnish as desired.

Turmeric is loaded with beneficial antioxidants and great for your brain. Carrots provide a large amount of essential vitamins and enzymes which aid in digestion, and ginger kills bad bacteria (like H. pylori). This soup is a true gut-health booster!

 

Kids can!

  • Wash and break carrots
  • Measure spices
  • Grate ginger and turmeric
  • Peel and press garlic (Yes! Finally someone else can peel garlic!
  • Turn on the blender… big points for this one!

Share this:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Categories

Stay up to date with our Keets family!