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Honeyed Carrot Soup

Submitted by janjam 11 June 2009

A lovely easy soup.



1oz butter,

1 small leek sliced,

400g carrots roughly chopped,

1tsp clear honey,

small pinch dried chilli flakes,

1 bay leaf,

1¼ litres vegetable stock,

soured cream or yogurt to serve,


Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a meium heat. Add the chopped leek to the pan, then cook for 3 mins until starting to soften. Add the carrots, honey, chilli flakes and bay leaf and cook for 2 mins.
Pour in the stock, bring to the boil then simmer for 30mins. Blend the soup, check seasoning. When ready to serve bring back to a simmer, then ladle into bowls. Add a swirl of soured cream or yogurt and serve with garlic bread.

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