Carrot and orange soup

Carrot, orange and cilantro soup recipe

Here is a fantastic recipe if you want to impress your guests but have little time to spend in the kitchen. Warm or cold, I’m sure you’ll enjoy it either way :-)

Preparation Time : 10 mn

Ingredients (for 4 to 6 servings):

1 lbs (16 oz/450g) of carrots
2 oranges
1 onion
1 cup (250 ml) of chicken or vegetable stock
1/2 cup (125 ml) of fresh cream (crème fraiche you can replace it by Quark or fromage blanc)
3 tablespoons of cilantro leaves
1 pinch of salt
1 pinch of pepper


1/ Peel and heat carrots in a large saucepan half filled with water.

2/ Squeeze oranges and cut onion. Set aside some cilantro leaves for decoration.

3/ When carrots are done, mix them with onion, cilantro, orange juice and stock.

5/ Add salt, pepper and cream.

6/ Leave in fridge for 30 mn if you’d like to enjoy it cold or heat slowly if you’re on the mood for a warm soup.

7/ Decorate with cilantro right before serving.

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8 thoughts on “Carrot and orange soup

  1. 01/04/2009 at 4:24 PM

    It looks great! I’m going to try it.

  2. Stéphane
    01/23/2009 at 10:37 AM

    Hello !

    I love your website !

    I’m Australian you know, with French parents, and it’s very exciting to cook French recipes for them. Today I’m trying the carrot and orange soup, ça a l’air de donner…


  3. 01/25/2009 at 2:07 PM

    Sounds great! I haven’t heard such a soup recipe before. We are in the orange and carrot season, so I’ll try it soon.

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