Savory Carrot Soup
|Vegetable cooking spray||1|
|Reduced calorie margarine||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped onion||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sliced carrot||2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)|
|Diced red potato||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Canned no salt chicken broth||3 Cup (48 tbs) (Undiluted)|
|Unsweetened orange juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dried whole thyme||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray; add margarine, and place over medium-high heat until margarine melts.
Add onion and carrot; saute until crisp-tender.
Add potato and chicken broth; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until carrot is tender.
Position knife blade in food processor; add carrot mixture in batches.
Process 1 minute or until mixture is smooth.
Return carrot mixture to saucepan; add orange juice, dried whole thyme, salt, and pepper.
Cook, uncovered, until thoroughly heated.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 555 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g17.9%
Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1297.6 mg54.1%
Total Carbohydrates 93 g30.9%
Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.1%
Sugars 28.4 g
Protein 25 g50.7%
Vitamin A 1130.5% Vitamin C 176.3%
Calcium 28% Iron 34.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet