Sweet Carrot and asparagus soup

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Ingredients

Serves 2

1. Carrots – 4-5 small or 3 big

2. Asparagus – 1 bunch

3. Onion – 1 large, finely chopped

4. Garlic paste – 1 tbsp

5. Butter – 2 tbsp

6. Olive oil – 1 tbsp

7. Vegetable Stock / Chicken Stock / Water – 2 cups

8. Salt – 1 tsp or to taste

9. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

10. Dried parsley leves – 1 tbsp

11. Red chilli flakes – 1 tsp

Method

1.

Peel and chop the carrots into cubes. Trim the asparagus, chopping off the head and tail and then cutting into 1 inch pieces.

2.

Now heat the butter and olive oil in a skillet or saucepan.

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3.

Add the garlic paste and fry for a few seconds.

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4.

Next add the onions and fry for a couple of minutes.

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5.

Add the chopped carrots and asparagus and fry for 2-3 minutes.

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6.

Now add stock or water, salt and pepper powder.

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7.

Bring the stock / water to a boil and then cover the saucepan or skillet and cook on the lowest heat for about 30-45 minutes.

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8.

After that, turn off the heat and allow to cool a little. Then in a blender, puree the soup finely.

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9.

Place the puree back into the saucepan. Add more water if the soup has become too thick while cooking.

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10.

Heat the soup again and now add in the dried parsley leaves and red chilli flakes.

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11.

Check the seasoning and heat the soup well. Serve with garlic bread.

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