Carrot Dill Velvet Soup

Total Time
10 mins
35 mins

I found this recipe for a beautiful and tasty soup made with pureed carrots and fresh dill at, and was so blown away by it's taste that I just HAD to post it here. Warm garlic bread makes the perfect accompaniment for this velvet-textured, heartwarming soup. Enjoy!

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  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil.
  2. Add carrots, and cook just until tender.
  3. Drain, return the carrots to the pan and Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  5. Saute onion and garlic until soft, about 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer the onion and garlic to the saucepan with the carrots, and pour in water/vegetable stock/chicken stock.
  7. Turn heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 25 minutes to blend flavors.
  8. Puree the carrot mixture in a food processor or blender, in small batches if necessary.
  9. Return to the saucepan, and stir in the milk, dill and chives.
  10. Cook just until heated through, and serve immediately.