Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive: Thursday

December 20, 2012

Intentional Minimalist: Cilantro flavors soup

This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm, Loving Dove Farm and locally produced products from Food for Thought.

Carrot Cilantro Soup

4 cloves farm-fresh local garlic

2-inch section of fresh local ginger

5 c. fresh local carrots

½ c. cilantro leaves

Local olive oil

Sea salt

5 c. water

Smoked paprika

Peel and mince garlic cloves. Peel and mince ginger. Peel and chop carrots. Remove cilantro leaves from stems and mince.

In a large metal soup pot, heat 2 T. olive oil with garlic and ginger; cover and cook for 3 minutes.

Stir in carrots, 2 T. olive oil and ¼ t. salt; cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Stir in water with ¼ t. salt; cover and bring to a boil. Once at a boil, reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 50 minutes.

Remove soup pot from heat. With a hand blender, blend soup directly in metal soup pot until smooth. Serve soup with a tablespoon of minced cilantro and sprinkle of smoked paprika and sea salt.

Kristin Celeste Shroeger of Traverse City is the recipe creator, photographer, dishwasher and blogger of The Intentional Minimalist, a website encouraging farm-to-table cooking with local, seasonal and sustainable produce. Visit www.theintentionalminimalist.com for hundreds of seasonal farm-to-table recipes.

1
Text Only

Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Associated Press Video
Bill Murray Continues To Be Just Bill Murray By Eating Some Free Bill Murray Ice Cream Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect Hillary Clinton Blamed Bill's Affair With Monica Lewinsky On Abuse He Suffered As A Child 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl