Mar 21, 2013

"Guilt Free" Carrot Soup

"Guilt Free" carrot soup is made with sauteed garlic, onions and carrots and seasoned with herbs and spices. You will truly enjoy this delicious soup!!  And it won't derail your diet.

The ingredients and steps are simple and easy to follow.


5 Carrots, diced 
1 Onion, diced
4 Cloves of Garlic, finely chopped
2 Mushrooms, thinly sliced
2 1/2 Cups water
1/2 Cup Skimmed milk
1/2 tsp Herbs (oregano or thyme or Mint)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2-3 tsp Parsley, finely chopped
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil


  • In a hot skillet, heat oil. Add garlic and onions. Saute until onions turns transparent

  • Add carrots. Saute for 2-3 minutes

  • Add pepper, salt and herbs. Mix well
  • Add water and milk. Simmer for 3-5 minutes and then cool

  • Using a blender, puree the carrot mixture. Then pour the contents back to the skillet. Simmer for 2-3 minutes

  • Serve hot. Garnish with parsley and mushrooms.


  • Adding mushrooms gives crunchiness to the soup
  • The purpose of using milk is to give creamy texture. Adding milk to this recipe is optional. 

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