Carrot Ginger Soup with Avocado
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Serves: 4
  • 30 g or 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 10 g or 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped
  • 1 organic lime, zested and juiced
  • 500 g or 5-6 medium carrots, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 800 ml or 3⅓ cups vegetable stock
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 100-150 ml or ¼ cup crème fraiche (plus a few tablespoons for the garnish)
  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, ginger and lime zest and sautee for a minute.
  2. Add the carrots, continue to sautee for another minute, season with salt and pepper, add the sugar, and sautee for about 2 more minutes.
  3. Pour in the stock, bring to a boil, cover and let simmer for about 20 minutes.
  4. In the meantime combine the cubed avocado, 2-3 tablespoons lime juice and salt and pepper in a small bowl and set aside to use as a garnish.
  5. Puree or blend the soup, stir in crème fraiche, and season with salt, pepper and 2-3 tablespoons lime juice.
  6. Portion the soup into bowls and top each portion with a teaspoon of crème fraiche and a tablespoon of the avocado pieces.
Recipe by My Little Gourmet at