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Low-fat carrot soup

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Three-step carrot soup, Change4Life
Three-step carrot soup, Change4Life
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Four simple ingredients and three easy steps to make this warming warming soup. Serve it with crusty wholemeal bread for a healthy lunch or starter.

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 500g carrots, chopped
  • 1.2 litres (2 pints) vegetable stock
  • 100g low-fat soft cheese
  • Ground black pepper

Top tip: Have a go at using 500g of chopped butternut squash instead of carrots. You’ll need to peel it and scoop out the seeds before chopping it into chunks. Cover, cool and refrigerate the soup, using it within 3 days of making it and re-heat it thoroughly before serving.

Method

  1. Put the onion and carrots into a large saucepan with the stock.
  2. Bring up to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 20-25 mins, or until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Blend the soup to a puree using a hand-held stick blender or transfer to a food processor or blender and whizz until smooth. Add the soft cheese and blend again until it is thoroughly mixed in. Reheat gently, then serve.

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Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 103(kcal)
  • Fat 3.0g
  • Saturates 1.4g
  • Sugars 13.5g
  • Salt 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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tricia

one word....."DELICIOUS"!!!

lovebake

well... because the carrots are chopped i don't really get how it can turn so orange but smooth. when u eat it can u feel the carrots on ur tongue or is it just melted away?i haven't made this yet but i'm hopping to make it tomorrow cause it looks delicious <3

denise45

Very easy to make plus very filling.. you do not need a big bowl full as it is very rich. Despite the main ingrediant been of course carrots this soup doesnt taste of over powering carrot due to the amount. ( I have been asked this by friends) Enjoy worth a turn :)

Emma Dale

I think well know this recipe is great because I have just had braces and I at this soup it is delicous!!!

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