Carrot And Ginger Soup With Red Pepper Puree Recipe

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Carrot And Ginger Soup With Red Pepper Puree
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  1. Place the red capsicums on a sheet of foil under the grill until skins turns black and are puffed up.
  2. Remove from oven, cool and peel off the skins. Discard the skins.
  3. Place red pepper, garlic, olive oil and salt in a blender and puree till smooth.
  4. Remove and place in a small bowl or storage container to cool.
  5. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan.
  6. Add onions and fry for about 1 minute.
  7. Add ginger and continue to fry until onions start to become transparent.
  8. Add celery and stir until coated in oil.
  9. Add carrots and cook for another 2 - 3 minutes, stirring.
  10. Add 500ml of stock and bring to the boil.
  11. Lower heat and cover pot. Cook for 10 minutes or until soft. Turn off heat.
  12. Stir until it has stopped steaming before pouring into a blender.
  13. Blend until a very smooth consistency.
  14. Pour back into pot. Taste the soup and check consistency.
  15. If soup is too thick for your liking, add more stock. Alternatively, add water, tasting each time you add some water. Add a small pinch of sea salt if needed.
  16. Pour into 2 bowls and stir in 1 flat tbsp of red pepper puree or more.
  17. Serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 715.68 Kcal (2996 kJ)
Calories from fat 468.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52.04g 80%
Cholesterol 225.28mg 75%
Sodium 362.98mg 15%
Potassium 962.6mg 20%
Total Carbs 12.05g 4%
Sugars 6.04g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3.81g 15%
Protein 47.32g 95%
Vitamin C 14.5mg 24%
Vitamin A 1mg 33%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Calcium 76.5mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 161.82 Kcal (678 kJ)
Calories from fat 105.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.77g 80%
Cholesterol 50.94mg 75%
Sodium 82.07mg 15%
Potassium 217.65mg 20%
Total Carbs 2.72g 4%
Sugars 1.36g 24%
Dietary Fiber 0.86g 15%
Protein 10.7g 95%
Vitamin C 3.3mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 33%
Iron 0.6mg 14%
Calcium 17.3mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.9
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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