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Carrot Cilantro Soup
From CSA Farmers Market
<p>A very simple to make soup. Excellent if you love cilantro. Not fond of cilantro? substitute parsley!</p>Source: adapted from a recipe found on the www (Entered by Pat Whetham)
Serves: 4 - 6
Step by Step Instructions
- Slice carrots, put in 3 qt pot and add water to cover. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook until very tender (20 minutes or so depending on the size of the carrot pieces.
- While carrots are cooking, saute onion and garlic with the coriander powder in 1/4 cup water. Sprinkle with salt and cook until onion is translucent. Lower the temperature and allow to cook until onion is caramelized.
- When carrots are done, drain reserving the cooking liquid. Transfer carrots and onion mixture to food processor or blender. Add about 1 cup of reserved cooking water and puree until smooth, adding more cooking water until mixture is the consistency preferred.
- Serve immediately topped with the chopped cilantro. Can be cooled and stored in the fridge, then reheated at serving time. Top with cilantro after it is heated.
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