Carrot and Mint Soup Recipe

I was not a fan of mint ice cream or mint chocolate or anything minty except chewing gum, but I now definitely am of this Carrot and Mint Soup. 

This carrot & mint soup is adapted from Saransh Goila’s recipe on his Facebook page.  This soup recipe is a keeper.  Read the recipe, see the pictures, and tell me, isn't it perfect for winters!?

Carrot and Mint Soup Recipe

Carrot and Mint Soup Recipe
serves 4-6

What you'll need:
1 Tbsp olive oil and/or 1 Tbsp butter
2 onions, chopped
6-7 garlic cloves, peeled & chopped
2 bay leaves
1” stick cinnamon
4 whole cloves
30 gm (~ 1 oz) celery
500gm (~ 1.1lb) carrots, peeled & roughly diced
100 gm (~ ½ cup) tomatoes, roughly chopped
5 twigs of mint, rinsed & dried
5-6 cups vegetable stock/water
2 tsp honey (optional)
1 Tbsp crème fraîche or heavy cream (optional)
Salt & pepper powder, to taste

Let’s Begin!
1.  Heat olive oil & butter in a large saucepan & sauté the next 6 ingredients over medium heat until soft & translucent.
2.  Add the carrots, tomatoes & mint, sauté, and pour stock to just cover the vegetables.  Add salt and pepper.  [Chef’s note:  reserve the remaining stock, if any, to adjust the consistency at the end – its better that way than ending up with a soup that's too thin.]

3.  Bring to a boil, and let simmer, covered, over medium heat for about 20 minutes, until the carrots are soft.  Purée the soup in a blender (or food processor) until desired smoothness.

4.  Stir in the honey, if using, and the crème fraîche.  Taste & adjust the salt & pepper at this point, and serve hot.  Garnish the carrot and mint soup with a mint leaf & some cream.  I also added in some carrot strips cut very thin & long, like noodles.

carrot soup with mint leaves
Instead of crème fraîche I used heavy cream, and kept it thick & creamy as the chef wrote.  Not only does this Carrot & Mint Soup smell good, it tastes delicious & the color looks great too – THAT’S what I believe is a winner – food that appeals to all senses.  Just wish I could hear it too.  Ha!
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  1. wow....healthy soup....luvd the combo carrot and mint.....luks so creamy n delicious

  2. A warming and tasty soup. Love the addition of mint.

  3. A healthy and delicious soup. Great clicks too :-)

    I did not go to the top of the Ranthambore fort but I really enjoyed the safari.

    I am so happy to know that you tried my aloo dum recipe and enjoyed it. The potatoes were naturally slightly yellow, not because of baking and I did not use any haldi in the recipe. Thanks for trying out my recipe, definitely makes my day :-)

    Have a lovely weekend!

  4. I LOVE mint icecream AND mint chocolate everything! I also have a feeling I'm going to love this recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  5. A great flavor and color combination! This soup must be delicious.



  6. Wow, that is really beautiful!! I love mint in savory dishes like this

  7. love those carrot ribbons on the side! i am game for this perfect color combination!

  8. Your photos are lovely- You've made this simple soup look incredible elegant, and worthy of a fancy occasion!

  9. I never made carrot soup with mint....looks yummy.....hey i have same dupatta....:-)

  10. Love the color combination. The soup looks so vibrant. Very nice.

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  11. that looks divine..its absolutely soup weather here

  12. These pictures are telling their own story. Totally lovely!

  13. Thank you all. Appreciate your comments :)

  14. I simple love your clicks! They make the recipe sound even more delicious!

  15. first time here ...lovely collection of recipes ...very healthy and yummy soup....glad to follow you...visit my blog

  16. Looks delicious. Great clicks.

  17. Looks healthy, I think I can try this to my 1yr old son, this way I can make him take some carrots , will give a try, thnx for the recipe post


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