Savory Carrot Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 2
 
This golden, low-fat soup brings out the savory goodness of carrots.
Ingredients
  • About two cups sliced carrots
  • One shallot, diced
  • One celery stalk, diced
  • Two vegetarian sausage patties (such as Morningstar Farms)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • One large potato, peeled and chopped
  • Four cups vegetable broth
  • Cilantro leaves for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. In medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shallot and cook for two minutes.
  2. Add celery and stir occasionally for about three minutes.
  3. Move the vegetables to one side and add two vegetarian sausage patties. Flip when cooked on one side.
  4. Add potato, carrots and rosemary.
  5. Stir, breaking up sausage patties with spatula.
  6. Add vegetable broth
  7. Bring to boil then lower temperature to a simmer and partially cover with the pot lid.
  8. Cook for about twenty minutes, until carrots are just tender.
  9. Cool, then blend soup until smooth.
  10. Return soup to pot and reheat.
  11. Serve hot, topped with cilantro leaves if used.
Recipe by Vegetariat at http://www.vegetariat.com/2011/06/savory-carrot-soup/