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Chilled Carrot Soup with Garden Herbs

Chilled Carrot Soup with Garden Herbs
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Recipe type: Soups and Stews
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 5 large carrots, sliced thin
  • 1 large white onion, sliced thin
  • 5 cups fat free chicken broth
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. chopped chives
Instructions
  1. Lightly spray large nonstick skillet with nonfat cooking spray and heat over medium high heat.
  2. Add sliced carrots and onions; cook, stirring frequently, 5-6 minutes.
  3. Add thyme, brown sugar and nutmeg; cook 5 minutes.
  4. Pour chicken broth into skillet and cook, uncovered, 20 minutes.
  5. Pour mixture into food processor or blender and purée until smooth.
  6. Add orange juice and mix well.
  7. Chill in refrigerator about 40 minutes and serve in chilled bowls.
  8. Garnish with chives and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 71 Fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 16g Sodium: 371mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg