Fantastic Carrot-Orange Soup
Courtesy of Mary M.
5 cups sliced and skinned carrots
1 medium onions, chopped finely
3 cups low sodium vegetable broth
2 tsp grated fresh ginger (optional)
3/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup whipping cream
Salt and pepper
Peel and cut into 1/4 inch rounds approximately 5 cups of carrots and add to your crock pot. Chop one onion finely and add to crock. Add broth and orange juice. Add optional ginger if you want a tangy soup. Heat on low for 10-11 hours or high for 4-6 hours. When carrots are tender, blend to a smooth consistency. Add whipping cream, salt and pepper, and stir until creamy. This makes a good first course or lunch with salad and roll.
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