Creamy Carrot Bisque

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Carrot Bisque Purim SoupFI

This is an elegant soup which is easy to prepare and serves as the first course of your Persian Purim menu.

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  • 4-6 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable broth (or water)
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion, diced
  • 10 large carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cup unsweetened low fat non-dairy milk (or water)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Garnish

  • 2 teaspoon fresh mint, chopped

Preparation

In a 6-quart soup pot:

1. Heat ½ cup of the vegetable broth (or water) over medium heat

2. Add the onion and a pinch of the sea salt.

3. Cook and stir for 5 minutes, or until onions are soft.

4. Add the carrots and another splash of vegetable broth.

5. Cook and stir for 5 more minutes.

6. Add the non-dairy milk and ¼ cup of vegetable broth (or water) so that the liquid just barely cover the vegetables

7.  Bring to a boil over medium high heat.

8. Cover and reduce the heat to simmer on low for 25 minutes, or until the carrots are tender.

9. Add the remaining sea salt and black pepper to taste.

10. Simmer for 5 more minutes

In the blender:

1. Puree the soup in batches to achieve a creamy, smooth consistency.

2. Adjust the seasonings to taste.

3. Serve hot, garnished with fresh mint