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Friday, May 25, 2012

Potato and Carrot Caraway Flavored Creamy Soup


I am huge fan of creamy soups! My all time favorite is the Creamy Red Lentil Soup but this potato and caraway soup definitely occupies the second place.  I also love caraway seeds; did you know that caraway is great for digestion? Yes! If you experience some unwanted digestion problems all you need is to make yourself 2-3 cups/day of caraway tea and you'll start feeling a lot better.  Just add 1 tsp of caraway seeds in a cup of boiling water and infuse for 10 minutes. It is even better if you have ground caraway seeds.

About this delicious soup...well it's easy and fast to make! Yep..I love to cook but don't really enjoy spending lots of hours in the kitchen..especially in hot summer days.  All you need to do is quickly peel and rinse the veggies, cut in chunks and let them boil. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this soup is just perfect for summer - add some croutons and it will be even better!

Enjoy!



Ingredients for 6 servings:

6 medium/small potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
1 medium onion, peeled and cut into chunks
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
half a lemon's juice
1/2 tsp sweet paprika
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
sea salt, to taste
caraway seeds



Directions:

So simple!

Add potatoes, onion, carrots, paprika, pepper and salt in a large pot. 

Add water just enough to cover them.

Boil for 15-20 minutes.

Remove from heat and let iti cool down a bit.

Add lemon juice.

Using a vertical blender, blend all ingredients together until the soup is smooth and creamy. Add more water if needed.

Sprinkle caraway seeds and enjoy the abundance of flavors!


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1 Comments:

At May 25, 2012 at 11:45 PM , Blogger Lisa is Raw on $10 a Day (or less!) said...

very pretty!

 

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