Spiced Carrot & Orange Soup Recipe
2 lb carrots, thinly sliced
2 tbsp peanut oil
2 cup chopped onions
2 large celery stalks, diced
4 cup water
1 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 tsp cumin, coriander, ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 cup soymilk
1 salt & pepper
3 tbsp freshly minced parsley
3 tbsp minced scallions
Reserve & set aside 1/2 lb carrots. Heat oil in a large soup pot,
saute onions & celery till golden. Add all but reserved carrots,
water, orange juice, wine & spices. Bring to a boil, cover & simmer
over moderate heat till vegetables are tender. Puree till smooth.
Return to a low heat & stir in enough soymilk to give a medium thick
consistency. Season to taste & let stand several hours before
serving. Just before serving, steam reserved carrots till tender
crisp & stir into soup with parsley & scallions. Serve hot.
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