Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Today I’m sharing my Simple Creamy Carrot Soup recipe. This healthy soup is packed with delicious flavor and couldn’t be easier to prepare!
Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup recipe

One of my favorite cafe’s to eat at is called Le Pain Quotidien, is this adorable French cafe with a killer menu. I would say one of my favorite things to order is their perfect carrot soup. It is creamy and perfectly seasoned.

I came home one afternoon determined to re-create their carrot soup. I am happy to say it is delicious and pretty darn good for you!

If you haven’t had carrot soup before, you must try it. It really is dreamy 🙂

Hope you enjoy friends!Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

You’ll start with 2 pounds of carrots, peeled.

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Cut them into 1 inch pieces and add to a hot pot with some olive oil.

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Add a couple sprigs of fresh herbs. I used rosemary and thyme.

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Onions and garlic please 🙂

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Once your carrots are tender, remove herbs and transfer carrots and veggies to your Blender.

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Blend on soup mode and add your chicken broth.

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Transfer pureed soup to a large saucepan and drop 2 bacon strips inside for a hint of smoky flavor. Season with salt, pepper and hot sauce.

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Ahhhh, dig in!! Hope you enjoy this Simple Creamy Carrot Soup!

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup

Today I'm sharing my Simple Creamy Carrot Soup recipe. This healthy soup is packed with delicious flavor and couldn't be easier to prepare!
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 178kcal
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Equipment

  • Stove

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds peeled carrots cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 2 strips precooked bacon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

Instructions

  • Place oil in large pot over medium heat. Add carrots, onions, garlic, thyme and rosemary. Cook for 15 minutes, until carrots are fork tender. Remove herb sprigs and transfer carrots and vegetables to blender (I used our Blendtec). Puree, using the soup button. Add chicken broth and continue to puree. Transfer to large saucepan over medium heat and add bacon strips. Season with salt, pepper and hot sauce. Simmer until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 1104mg | Potassium: 666mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 25260IU | Vitamin C: 22.9mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg
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  2. Zoey

    I made this tonight for my girlfriend and me, and it was delicious! I modified it a little because we’re both vegetarian – no bacon, and vegetable rather than chicken stock. We both loved it. I thought the thyme and rosemary made it especially tasty.

  3. Kathy

    Thank you so much, this looks so good! Will definitely try to give this a try this winter! Maybe Malky can try “turkey bacon”?

  4. Malky

    I dont eat bacon, anything else i can replace it with? I wouldnt want to completely leave that step out, i feel like it gives it that special taste.

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