Cold nights filled with runny noses and chesty coughs call for warming and delicious soups. This recipe not only pleases the taste buds, but is a nutrient powerhouse, offering up a number of anti-inflammatory spices and vegetables, helping you to fight off those nasty winter bugs.
Roasted Cauliflower, Turmeric & Carrot Soup
Small head of garlic
2 large carrots
Half a head of cauliflower
1 red onion
2 tsp. crushed ginger
1 tsp. garlic
1 ½ tsp. turmeric
½ tsp. chilli
1 tsp. ground coriander
1 tsp. curry powder
1 cup of coconut cream
1 cup of water
Chop vegetables and spread on a baking tray along with garlic. Drizzle in olive oil and season with salt. Bake at 180 degrees for 30 minutes.
Add to large soup pot a splash of olive oil, chopped red onion, crushed ginger, crushed garlic, tumeric, chilli, ground coriander and curry powder. Fry this off and add 1 cup of coconut cream and 1 cup of water.
Add your roasted veggies to your pot and allow to sit on a rolling boil for 10 minutes.
Add this to a blender, food processor or simply use a stick blender. Season with salt and pepper and adjust spices to taste. You may also like to add more coconut milk/water if you want it to be thinner.
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