Today’s Clean Eat – Carrot and Ginger Soup with Lemon Cream

Another clean, lean and mean winter soup for you…

This Carrot and Ginger Soup with Lemon Cream is a light and low calorie dish full of nutrients to warm the belly while the Wintery months prevail.5

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins


  • 700g carrots, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeld and crushed
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 ginger stem
  • 1 tsp medium curry powder
  • 3 pints chicken or vegetable stock
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Rind of 1 lemon, finely shredded

Lemon Cream

  • 200g half fat creme fraiche
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp chives, chopped


  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and add the onions and carrots, cook for several minutes, stirring from time to time. Do not brown the vegetables.


  • Then add the garlic, ginger and curry powder and cook for a further minute.
  • Add the stock and lemon strips to the pan, half cover the pan with its lid, and simmer gently for 20 minutes until the carrots are tender.
  • Cool slightly, then liquidize the soup until smooth.


  • Taste and season with sea salt and black pepper.
  • Reheat to serve.
  • To make the cream, stir all the ingredients together gently, or the crème fraiche will go runny, and then spoon a dollop into the middle of each bowl of soup, garnish with chives or parsley if you wish.


  • Serve with wholemeal crusty bread.

Enjoy clean living and healthy eating…x

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