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 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!

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

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

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

Onions and garlic please 🙂

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

Blend on soup mode and add your chicken broth.

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.

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

Simple Creamy Carrot Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

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
Keyword: best vegetable soup recipe, carrot soup, carrot soup cream, carrot soup recipe, creamy carrot soup, homemade vegetable soup recipe, vegetable soup recipe, veggie soup recipe
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 178 kcal
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
  1. 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 Facts
Simple Creamy Carrot Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 178 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 1104mg48%
Potassium 666mg19%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 25260IU505%
Vitamin C 22.9mg28%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.