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Creamy Carrot Soup (and Dairy Free!)

Carrots are a great source of Vitamin A, a key nutrient to keep you well during this holiday season and keep your skin glowing.  Try this delicious, dairy free, creamy carrot soup from verticalwellness.com to keep your family warm, healthy and glowing!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 diced cloves garlic
  • 4 ribs celery, tender leafy parts, chopped
  • 5-6 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 1-2 cubes vegetable bouillon
  • 5 cups water
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped dill

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot or over medium heat. Then add onion, garlic, and celery and sauté them for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add carrots and potato and sauté for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the vegetable bouillon cube(s) and water.
  4. Cover the pot and let simmer over medium-low heat for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Season the soup with pepper, to taste.
  6. Then let it cool slightly and transfer it in batches to a blender.
  7. Blend the soup until smooth.
  8. Return the mixture to your pot and increase the heat to medium.
  9. Remove the soup from the heat and add in chopped fresh dill.
  10. Serve it hot with more fresh dill as a garnish for a pretty touch.
  11. Enjoy!
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