Honeyed Carrot Soup

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    small leeks, sliced
  • 1 12
    lbs carrots, roughly chopped
  • 2
    teaspoons clear honey
  • 1
    pinch dried chili pepper flakes (optional)
  • salt and pepper
  • 8
    cups vegetable stock
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Add the leeks to the pan, then cook for 3 mins until starting to soften.
  • Add the carrots, honey, chili (if using) and bay leaf, then cook for 2 minutes
  • Pour in the stock, bring to the boil, then simmer for 30 minutes
  • Blend the soup in batches, return to a clean pan, then season to taste. When ready to serve, bring back to a simmer, then ladle into mugs.
  • Add a swirl of soured cream or yogurt if you wish and serve with garlic bread or bacon butties.
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