Ginger Carrot Soup
Recipe from Soup Cookbook: Health in the Bowl by Predrag Mrkalj. This dish is available on our ms River Discovery II!
Inspired by the favors of Morocco, this spiced carrot soup is delicious with wedges of toasted pita bread, or Middle Eastern Flatbread as a meal or on it's own as an appetizer.
2 tbsp sunflower oil
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp fresh ginger, chopped
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 small potato, diced
About 1 lb of carrots sliced
4 cups vegetable or chicken stock
Juice of 1 orange
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
Handful of fresh coriander, chopped
Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and garlic, and cook for about 4 minutes. Stir in the cumin, coriander, ginger, paprika and cayenne pepper. Add the potato, carrots and stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover. Simmer for about 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Process the the soup in the food processor or blender until smooth. Stir in the orange juice, then add vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. Ladle the soup into bowls, sprinkle with coriander and serve.
Predrag Mrkalj is one of Vantage's Executive Chefs who cooks for our guests aboard our newest European River cruise ship, the ms River Discovery II! Below is his amazing recipe for Ginger Carrot Soup! This soup is just one of the amazing creations by Chef Mrkalj that you'll find onboard.
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