Recipe: Carrot Soup

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A healthy version of the classic French Potage Crecy.


  • 1 lb. Carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly chopped
  • 1 leek, thinly chopped
  • 2 pints (1 litre) chicken stock
  • 5 oz. (150g) natural yoghurt
  • safflower oil
  • fresh chives for garnishing
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and sweat the onion and the leek
    2. Cover the pan and continue cooking on a low heat for 5 minutes
    3. Add the carrots to the pan and continue sweating for 5 minutes or until all the vegetables have softened
    4. Bring the stock to the boil , add to the vegetables and simmer for 10 minutes
    5. Liquidise in a blender or food processor
    6. Snip the fresh chives with a kitchen scissors and place in a warmed soup bowl
    7. Add two thirds of the yoghurt and mix well
    8. Pour the soup into the bowl and swirl the remaining yoghurt on top, then serve


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