Easy Curried Carrot Soup For One

This Curried Carrot Soup is amazing! Perfectly spiced and so easy to make. It’s a hearty, flavorful, healthy single serving meal.

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This Curried Carrot Soup is amazing! Perfectly spiced and so easy to make. It's a hearty, flavorful, healthy single serving meal. | One Dish Kitchen

A few weeks ago, I found a Curried Carrot Soup recipe in the New York Times. This easy soup recipe really caught my eye, not only because of the gorgeous orange color but also because of the incredibly healthy ingredient list.

The original recipe, written by Mark Bittman is for a larger serving of carrot soup and was the perfect size for my large family. As we were enjoying the soup for dinner, I couldn’t help but think a scaled down version of carrot soup would make a wonderful single serving recipe.

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How To Make Carrot Soup

Chopped carrots, onions and fresh ginger cook in a small bit of butter on the stove. Then the addition of ground turmeric, ground cumin, coriander and a pinch of chili powder make the vegetables come alive.

I added chicken broth but vegetable broth could easily be substituted to make this a vegetarian carrot soup.

To puree the vegetables in the soup, use either an immersion blender or a regular blender.

To finish, I added some coconut milk and flavored the soup with salt and pepper.

Such simple ingredients which yield amazing flavors.

This curried carrot soup is warm, slightly spicy and completely comforting.

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You'll love the spices in this Curried Carrot Soup For One. It's easy to make, hearty and tastes incredible! | One Dish Kitchen

What To Serve With Curried Carrot Soup

A big bowl of curried carrot soup is a wonderful meal all by itself, but if you would like to add a little extra, you might consider making a quick side salad or a small Beer Bread.

Enjoy!

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Curried Carrot Soup Recipe For One

You'll love the perfect mix of spices in this Curried Carrot Soup For One. It's easy to make, hearty and tastes incredible! | onedishkitchen.com

Curried Carrot Soup For One

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: soup
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 529kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 pound carrots , peeled and chopped (about 1 1/4 cup chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup chicken broth , (use vegetable broth if you would like this recipe to be vegetarian)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • cilantro leaves , chopped & optional for garnish

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a 2-quart saucepan on medium-high heat. Add the chopped onions, carrots, spices and a pinch of salt.  Stir and cook until vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth, there should be enough to cover the vegetables. Add a little more broth, if necessary.  Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to simmer and continue cooking until the carrots are cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender puree the soup in the pot.  Or, puree soup in a regular blender, then return soup to the pot. 
  • Stir in coconut milk and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, if desired

Nutrition

Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 352mg | Potassium: 1295mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 766.3% | Vitamin C: 23.4% | Calcium: 9.4% | Iron: 21.6%
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Recipe adapted from Mark Bittman and featured in The New York Times

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26 COMMENTS


  1. oh. my. gosh. this looks incredible! I love carrots but no one in my family does so I always have to minimize the amount of carrots used. The fact that this recipe can be used for one person totally makes my day! Love it.

  2. My husband's grandmother would have loved your site/blog when she was alive. She was always looking for one person serving size recipes since it was just her at home. Love the color of this soup!

    • Hi Jules,

      You can leave out the cilantro if you want to and you can substitute soy or regular milk for the coconut milk. It’s a delicious soup, if you give it a try with the changes, let me know. I’d love to hear how you liked it.


  3. Just made this soup. One word AWESOME. So easy to make. I didn’t have tumeric so I put in curry instead.
    Will make again. Thank you for all the single serve recipes.

    • Hi Laura,
      Thank you so much for letting me know that you enjoyed the carrot soup recipe. That makes my day! I’ll be sure to make the soup with curry next time, I bet that gave the carrot soup a wonderful flavor.
      Have a great week!
      Joanie

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