Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

A flavorful treat for both senses of taste and smell!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter and oil over low heat.
  2. Add green onions and garlic and sauté, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes together with their juice and the cooked chopped carrots, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly thickened.
  4. Stir in chicken stock, carrot juice, salt, cumin, culinary lavender (or ginger), and pepper.
  5. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in the evaporated milk and simmer until just heated through about 1 minute longer.
  7. Do not let it boil.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped fresh basil, serve, and enjoy!
  9. If you can find culinary lavender to use in the recipe, it's well worth it!
  10. A search on the internet should yield many hits on where you can add this wonderful item to your spice and herb collection.