*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        SPICED CARROT & ORANGE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       lb           Carrots, thinly sliced
    2       tb           Peanut oil
    2       c            Chopped onions
    2       lg           Celery stalks, diced
    4       c            Water
    1 1/2   c            Fresh orange juice
      1/4   c            Dry white wine
    1       t            Cumin, coriander, ginger
      1/2   ts           Nutmeg
    1       c            Soymilk
                         Salt & pepper
    3       tb           Freshly minced parsley
    3       tb           Minced scallions
 
   Reserve & set aside 1/2 lb carrots. Heat oil in a
   large soup pot, saute onions & celery till golden.
   Add all but reserved carrots, water, orange juice,
   wine & spices.  Bring to a boil, cover & simmer over
   moderate heat till vegetables are tender.  Puree till
   smooth. Return to a low heat & stir in enough soymilk
   to give a medium thick consistency. Season to taste &
   let stand several hours before serving. Just before
   serving, steam reserved carrots till tender crisp &
   stir into soup with parsley & scallions. Serve hot.
  
 
 
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