Creamy carrot soup with roasted nuts

Creamy carrot soup with roasted nuts

This easy-peasy creamy soup is packed with flavour and the crunch of the cashew nuts in every bite makes it extra special.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 200g carrots
  • 2 Knorr Chicken Cubes
  • 150g roasted cashew nuts
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons celery, chopped
  • 70g Astra
  • 50g flour
  • 4-5 tablespoons fresh cream
  • 1 ¼ litres water

METHOD

  • Melt 20g Astra in a pan, add the garlic and onion and sauté till translucent. Then, add the carrots and celery. Boil with water till the carrots are cooked.
  • Using a food processor puree the carrots and set aside.
  • Melt the remaining Astra in a pan. Add the flour and quickly stir to make a roux. Gradually add the pureed carrot while stirring continuously.
  • When all the liquid is stirred in add the Knorr Cubes and bring to a boil.
  • Mix in the roasted and chopped cashew nuts (100g). Turn off the flame and add the fresh cream.
  • Pour into individual soup bowls, sprinkle the remaining cashew nuts on top and serve hot.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    Add a bit of orange juice to enhance the flavour
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