How To Prepare And Cut A Carrot For Soups [Cooking Skills]

Prepare And Cut A Carrot For Soups

Carrot Soup


Simple Carrot Soup Recipe

Equipment and Methods Needed For A Simple Carrot Soup Recipe

Simple Carrot Soup Recipe

Here is a simple carrot soup recipe using the puree method that i have used for years in my kitchen. When you can make this simple soup, then its possible to add extra flavours.

Basic Carrot Soup Recipe For A Simple Puree Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup

Equipment Needed  –   Sharp knife, chopping board, blender, saucepan, wooden spoon, sieve, stove.

1 onion
2 cloves garlic
1 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon sugar
1 Teaspoon pepper
1kg carrots
2 Tablespoon flour (Optional)
1 litre vegetable stock  (use bouillon x 1 tablespoon)

The Preperation

  • Peel the onion, cut in half and chop into bite size pieces.
  • Chop the top off the carrots and chop into bite size pieces.
  • Chop the garlic small.

The Cooking

  1. Heat the saucepan up on the stove with a little oil in the bottom until hot
  2. Add all the onion and stir until translucent
  3. Add the salt and the sugar
  4. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute
  5. Add carrots and stir for 5 minutes
  6. Add flour (optional)  – stir for 5 minutes
  7. Add 1 litre of  stock – (1 tablespoon of stock cube dissolved in 1 litre of  water), the water can be hot or cold. If using cold the stock will not dissolve so just add it all in and it will dissolve in the cooking.
  8. Bring the soup to the boil and then turn down slightly to simmer (slow boil)
  9. Check carrots – when they are super soft its time to puree. (Make sure they are super soft, or they wont pass through the fine sieve.
  10. Add the pepper
  11. Puree the soup until smooth,
  12. Strain the soup through a fine sieve
  13. Check for flavour and add more salt and pepper if needed. Seasoning.

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