In the time of staying home due to Covid precaution, in my memories I I returned to our grandma’s kitchen time. It was time when all family was running around waiting until the mother’s call: “Everybody to the table!” I remember all hungry eyes around the table filling their belly until it feels so good. Why not now to do upgrade this way with your version cooking for soul and body.
It is easy to make, full of vital nutrients to support your immune system and has a vibrant, pleasing color that all appeals to all ages. The combination of garlic, onions, ginger and TUMERIC is top of the list for antiviral, antibacterial and anti –Inflammatory qualities
- 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut or olive oil1 small onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon minced ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 1/2 tsp. turmeric
- 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and chopped
- 4 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken broth
- 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
- 1/2 tsp kosher or sea salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
Optional garnishes: roasted pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds, cilantro, greek yogurt (or goat yogurt)
Heat the oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
Add the onion and cook till soft (5-6 min).
Stir in garlic, ginger and turmeric and saute for a minute until fragrant.
Add the carrots, broth and bring to a boil.
Cover and reduce to a simmer.
Cook about 25 min or until the carrots are tender.
Stir in the orange juice.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Use an immersion blender (or pour into a blender) and carefully puree until smooth texture.
Ladle into bowls, garnish and enjoyW
Winter cooking for soul and body.