- 8 carrots (1 pound), sliced, leaves reserved for garnish
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
- 1 large clove garlic, smashed
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, plus additional for garnish
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 4 cups water
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- calories 50
- fat 0.3 g
- satfat 0.1 g
- monofat 0.0 g
- polyfat 0.2 g
- protein 1 g
- carbohydrate 12 g
- fiber 3 g
- cholesterol 0.0 mg
- iron 0.0 mg
- sodium 319 mg
- calcium 39 mg
How to Make It
In large pot, simmer carrots and next 5 ingredients (through water), covered, until carrots are tender (20-25 minutes).
Using an immersion blender (or a standard, blender working in batches), blend until smooth; add lemon juice. Divide among 4 bowls; garnish with crushed red pepper and carrot leaves. If desired, serve chilled.
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