Detox carrot soup
This detox carrot soup is straightforward to make. It can be done in a pressure cooker, instant pot or regular pot. This detox carrot soup has red lentils and apples.
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- ½ sliced onion
- 2 large garlic cloves
- 1 piece of 2.5 cm- 1 in of ginger
- 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder
- 5 medium-sized carrots in large pieces
- 1 apple green or red large
- 1 cup red lentils
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 4-5 cups water
- Chopped cilantro
- Pumpkin seeds
- thinly sliced serrano or jalapeño pepper
Put the coconut oil in the pot over medium heat, add the onion, the garlic, the ginger, and The turmeric. Sauté for a couple of minutes until everything releases its scent.
Put the rest of the ingredients in, cover the pot and leave until the carrots are fully cooked.
Blend the soup with a food processor or an immersion blender. Check for seasoning and adjust if needed. Also if it is too thick add a little more liquid.
If you do it in the Instant Pot, put it on the sauteing setting. Sauté onion and aromatics, then add the rest of the ingredients, cover and put the soup setting for 22 minutes.
Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 434mg | Potassium: 524mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 8520IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2.9mg