Carrot Ginger Tofu Soup

Carrot Ginger Tofu Soup

This silky smooth purée has a brilliant yellow colour, while garlic and ginger give it savoury flavour.

Makes 1 L (4.5 cups)
Total Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container

Ingredients

  • 240 g (2 medium) carrots, halved
  • ¼ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 small garlic cloves, peeled
  • 30 ml (1 ½ Tablespoons) extra virgin olive oil, optional
  • ½ teaspoon salt, optional
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger 
  • 70 g light silken tofu
  • 500 ml (2 cups) low sodium vegetable broth, stock

Directions

  1. Place carrots, onion and garlic into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 4 or 5.
  4. Blend for 10 seconds or until chopped.
  5. Heat oil in a small pan and sauté chopped ingredients until onion is clear and carrots are tender. Add a little broth, if needed.
  6. Place remaining ingredients into the Vitamix container, add sautéed ingredients and secure lid.
  7. Select Variable 1.
  8. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  9. Blend for 3-4 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.


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