Creamy Carrot and Potato Soup


by: Foody-buddy

Vegetable soups are a healthy and comforting food to include in your diet. This thick soup is very easy to make, it has got bright orange color and a hint of exotic smell. Adding smoked paprika and Italian seasoning gives a nice spark to this soup.


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serves: 2-3

1 large Size Red Potato, Finely Chopped

2 medium Size Carrot, Finely Chopped

1 large Yellow Onion, Finely Chopped

2 cloves Garlic Finely Chopped

4 Mushrooms, Finely Chopped

1/4 tsp of Italian Seasoning

1/2 tsp of Cayenne Pepper

pinch of Smoked Paprika (Opt)

1/2 cup of Milk

3 cups of Vegetable Broth or Water

2 tbsp of Olive Oil

Salt and Pepper to taste

To Garnish

1 Green Onion, Finely Chopped

Dollop of Sour cream or yogurt

Few Crackers

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Carrot and Potato Soup

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories: 375

  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 3.1 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 169848 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.4 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 8.4 g
  •     Sugars: 11.7 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

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1.  Heat a pan with olive oil, add onion and garlic, saute this for 2 mins.

2.  Add carrots, potato, mushroom, Italian seasoning, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, salt and pepper, saute this for 2 mins.

3.  Add required amount of water, bring it to rolling boil, then simmer it for 15 mins in medium-low flame until vegetables are tender.

4.  Add milk, cook it for 2mins and turn off the flame.

5.  Carefully transfer carrot-potato mixture to a blender or food processor. Take 2 tbsp of carrot- potato mixture, keep this aside in a separate bowl.

6.  Blend until smooth, add salt and pepper, if necessary.

7.  Serve this in a soup bowl along with 2 tbsp of carrot-potato pieces, garnish it with chopped green onions and sour cream or yogurt at the top.

8.  Enjoy this hot soup with crackers on a rainy day.

Cooks' note:
If you eat meat, then you can add beef pieces to it.
You can use butter instead of olive oil.
Adding smoked paprika is optional, it gives a smokey flavor to the soup.
You can use chicken broth or vegetable broth to the soup instead of water.
You can add any kind of cheese to this soup.

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