Creamy Carrot Soup with Coconut Milk

Bowl of Creamy Carrot Soup pictured with crackers
Creamy Carrot Soup with Coconut Milk

This creamy carrot soup is so perfect for these cooler fall days when you want something comforting yet nourishing.  Made with rice to thicken and is creamy and delicious with the added coconut milk.  Simple yet elegant it is complimented perfectly by any variation of fresh herbs.  

 

Creamy Carrot Soup (with coconut milk)

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 large onion

2 garlic cloves

4-5 small fresh thyme sprigs 

4 cups chopped carrots

6 tbsp white rice

4 cups vegetable stock

1 1/2 cup coconut milk (unsweetened)

salt and pepper 

Garnish with coconut butter and finely chopped fresh herbs.

 

Directions:  

Melt coconut oil and heat along with olive oil in large saucepan, over medium heat.  Add onion and garlic and cook until translucent and slightly browned.  Add thyme, carrots, vegetable stock and rice.  Bring to boil and then simmer until vegetables are very soft and rice is well cooked, about 1 hour.  Cool slightly, then puree.  Return to saucepan and add coconut milk, adding extra coconut milk or water to desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste . 

 

 

9 thoughts on “Creamy Carrot Soup with Coconut Milk”

  1. This soup sounds delicious, perfect for fall! Thanks for linking up and
    sharing it at Savoring Saturdays! I'll be featuring your recipe this
    week. Hope you'll join us again. Have a great rest of the week.

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  2. Im fairly certain that I've never had carrot soup before, but this
    sounds truly delicious! I can't wait to give it a try over the
    weekend, thanks for the inspiration! 🙂

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  3. I love that you have used coconut milk in this delicious carrot soup –
    it's perfect for fall! Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth
    and Soul Hop. Pinned!

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  4. This looks delicious, and I just happen to have some coconut milk in my
    pantry. Guess what’s for dinner! Thanks for sharing with the
    #GoodFriendsFriday linky party, our new post is now live.

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