carrot coriander soup

So Cam has been cooking me some things lately :p and this little soup came out very tasty and requires minimal ingredients! 13230729_10153747641326379_688917379_o

Carrots are packed with a plethora of vitamins and nutrients, including vitamin C, and phytochemicals, including carotenoids, hydroxycinnamic acids, and anthocyanins. Carotenoids are responsible for the orange, red, and yellow pigments in fruits and vegetables, a main source of vitamin A, protective against some cancers and heart disease, and promotes eye health. Consumption of hydroxycinnamic acids have been shown to decrease cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Anthocyanins also have anti-cancer properties.

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Carrot Coriander Soup (Recipe from Wallflower Kitchen):

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 medium carrots
  • 2 yukon gold potatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • Black pepper, chili powder, dried coriander, red pepper flakes, salt to taste

 

Directions:

  1. Boil vegetables in vegetable stock. Once simmering spices.
  2. Add tender vegetables to food processor and blend until thick and creamy. Add more spices to your liking.
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