In the past I made a Carrot Coriander soup with potatoes and orange juice so was looking for something like that when I came across this one. I decided to try it and my husband and I agree we love it even more than the old one! It is a keeper! I bought 5 pounds of carrots for 99cents and then thought.. what to do with these? This is gourmet! I did not have mace so substituted cumin and was pretty liberal on all the spices and lemon juice. I only used about 1 1/2 cups broth to thin the soup in the end and used about 1/2 cup of milk and thought it was perfect. Even my 2 year old daughter ate it! Very yummy and healthy!
This recipe received firm 5 stars from both of us, even after I told my DH we were having carrot soup for the meal. He wasn't expecting to like it and really did. I thought this was simply outstanding and it is a recipe I will make a again! Thank you for your entry in RSC #10.
This soup is OUTSTANDING! Simple, elegant, and FULL OF FLAVOR. I only made 2 servings and wish I made more. I used Enova oil and sliced peeled baby carrots. I didn't have coriander seeds so doubled the ground coriander. I used brown sugar Splenda. I used 1 (14oz) can of vegetable broth and didn't use the cream. I covered it for step 4. I used my immersion blender to puree it. The cilantro went extremely well with it. My hubby practically licked his bowl. This one deserves to win. Good luck!
This was a beautiful soup and we all enjoyed it - I added an extra spoon of pearl barley as we love the texture of it and only used 1/2 the amount of cream but then did use an extra cup of stock to thin it a wee bit - it made a large amount and was a most enjoyable meal served with warm wholemeal bread .
The broth had a great carrot flavor, but I had to keep adding things to get it to be something we liked (more lemon, cayenne pepper, etc.).
OH what a heavenly flavor - a soup you'd be served in a very fine restaurant where they scrape the crumbs off your tablecloth between courses! I skipped step #6 entirely - didn't need the fat and I don't know why you would want the soup any less thick. I didn't have cilantro so garnished with carrot slices. Just perfect!