March 17, 2014

Carrot Ginger Soup With Lemon Tahini Drizzle Recipe


Kitchen staples make up this easy soup.

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  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1″ piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 lb carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
Salt and pepper


  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp water



  1. Melt coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add ginger and garlic; sauté for 1 minute. Add carrots and continue to sauté for 4-5 minutes or until slightly softened. Add vegetable broth. Increase heat to bring the soup to a boil. Once it is boiling, lower the heat and simmer until the vegetables are tender, 20-25 minutes.
  3. Purée the soup with an immersion blender or in a regular blender. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. For the Drizzle, combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to blend. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Reheat soup if needed. Pour soup into bowls and drizzle with tahini dressing.



Nicholas Collister


Reprinted with permission from Joyous Health (2014, Penguin Canada).