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5 from 2 votes

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot soup with ginger and brown sugar is a delicious way to eat your veggies and enjoy them! This perfect side dish doesn’t take too long to make and is the precursor to the best meal. You wont need to roast your carrots, which saves you a ton of time, and the apples and ginger pair perfectly.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrots, soup
Author: Salty Side Dish


  • 2 lbs raw carrots
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 large apple peeled, cored and sliced into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • In a large stock pot, add carrots, chicken broth and garlic. Mix well.
  • Stir in spices.
  • Cover stock pot and over medium high heat, bring mixture to a boil.
  • Add apple and reduce heat to low and cook for 50-60 minutes or until carrots are soft when pierced with a knife.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Use a potato masher to mash the carrots and apples.
  • Carefully use an immersion blender until mixture is pureed.
  • Stir in cream and mix together with blender.
  • Serve with chopped parsley if desired.


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