Carrot and Orange Soup

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By Jamallah Bergman
from Atlanta, GA

This soup,even though you may think its good for the holidays, is good all year round.

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serves 4 to 6

Ingredients

  •   4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter (1/2 stick)
  •   2 c
    finely chopped yellow onions
  •   12 large
    carrots,peeled and chopped
  •   4 c
    chicken stock
  •   1 c
    fresh orange juice
  •  
    salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  •  
    grated orange zest, to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    Melt butter over low heat in a large heavy pot. Add the onions,cover, and cook until tender and lightly colored, about 25 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the carrots and stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat,cover, and simmer until the carrots are very tender, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Pour the soup through a strainer and transfer solids to a food processor, or use a food mill fitted with a medium disc. Add 1 cup of the cooking stock and process until smooth.
  • 4
    Return the puree to the pot and add the orange juice and 2 to 3 cups more stock, until the soup is of desired consistency.
  • 5
    Season with salt and pepper;add the orange zest. Simmer until heated through. Serve immediately.

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