Baby Carrot Soup

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Caroline Murphey

Smoky adobo sauce gives this creamy soup a subtle touch of heat.

Yield: Makes 5 cups (serving size: 1 cup)
Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Other Time: 35 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 105
  • Fat: 4.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 13.4g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 967mg
  • Calcium: 59mg

Ingredients

  • 1 (7-oz.) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 small sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (32-oz.) container low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 (16-oz.) package baby carrots
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Toppings: chopped fresh chives, chopped dried chile peppers, reduced-fat sour cream

Preparation

  1. 1. Remove 2 tsp. adobo sauce from can; reserve peppers and remaining sauce for another use.
  2. 2. Sauté onion in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in broth, carrots, and 2 tsp. adobo sauce; cover, increase heat to medium-high, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer, partially covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until carrots are tender. Remove from heat, and let cool 10 minutes.
  3. 3. Process carrot mixture in a blender or food processor 1 minute or until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Return carrot mixture to Dutch oven. Stir in half-and-half and salt. Cook over low heat 2 to 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with desired toppings.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Baby Carrot Soup Recipe at a Glance
advertisement

More Recipes Like This

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy