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Cream of Potato Soup with Carrots

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This cream of potato soup has a unique flavor given by caraway seeds and a lovely, vibrant color created by adding carrots! 

I am a huge fan of creamy soups! My all-time favorite is the red lentil soup, but honestly, this cream of potato soup goes straight to the second place. I also like caraway seeds. I can’t say I’m a huge fan, but they really go great with potatoes, so I often add them to potato recipes.

Did you know that caraway is great for digestion? Yes! If you experience some digestion problems all you need is to make yourself 2-3 cups/day of caraway tea and you’ll start feeling a lot better. Just add 1 tsp of caraway seeds in a cup of boiling water and infuse for 10 minutes. It is even better if you have ground caraway seeds.

Now, about this delicious cream of potato soup…well, it’s easy and ready really fast! Yep…I love to cook, but don’t really enjoy spending lots of hours in the kitchen, especially on hot summer days, so this recipe is perfect for those times when you want to prepare a quick and easy lunch.

All you need to do is quickly peel and rinse the veggies, cut in chunks and let them boil. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this cream of potato soup is just perfect for any season! Add some croutons and it will be even better!

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Yield: 6 servings

Cream of Potato Soup with Carrots and Caraway Seeds

Potato and Carrot, Caraway Flavored Creamy Soup | Supa crema de cartofi cu chimen

This cream of potato soup has a unique flavor given by caraway seeds and a lovely, vibrant color created by adding carrots!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 medium/small potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • half a lemon’s juice
  • ½ tsp sweet paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground white pepper
  • sea salt, to taste
  • some olive oil
  • caraway seeds

Instructions

  1. Add potatoes, onion and carrots in a large pot.
  2. Add water just enough to cover them.
  3. Boil for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and add salt, spices and lemon juice.
  5. Using a vertical blender, blend all ingredients together until the soup is smooth and creamy. Add more water if needed.
  6. Add caraway seeds and olive oil.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Amount Per Serving Calories 172Total Fat 4.8gCarbohydrates 27gProtein 5.2g

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Want more healthy, creamy soups? Try my Creamy Red Lentil Soup and Creamy Mushroom Soup recipes.

Jim

Wednesday 18th of July 2018

I absolutely love this soup and your pictures are amazing! I skipped the caraway seeds because I'm not a big fan of them and the result is just as delicious. Thanks!

Ruxandra Micu

Monday 22nd of October 2018

Glad you liked the recipe! :)

Cristina Sirbu

Saturday 2nd of December 2017

Sour cream added to the soup adds to the flavour.

Ruxandra

Friday 15th of December 2017

Yes, indeed! :D

Valerie

Thursday 16th of March 2017

An elderly friend of mine had a Hungarian grandmother. He often mentions that she made a wonderful caraway potato soup and wishes he could have some. I'm going to make this for him when I visit him. Thanks so much.

Ruxandra

Friday 17th of March 2017

Hope he'll like it! :D

Dora

Tuesday 31st of March 2015

Cat chimen se adauga la aceasta cantitate de supa? 1 lingurita? Sau dupa gust? :)

Ruxandra

Tuesday 31st of March 2015

Dupa gust. Eu de exemplu nu ma prea omor dupa gustul lui, asa ca adaug mai putin. ;)

angela

Thursday 8th of January 2015

foarte buna... multumim ;)

Ruxandra

Friday 9th of January 2015

Cu mare placere!:)

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