Cream of Carrot Soup


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75 mins (prep 15, cooking 60)
11 ingredients
8 servings
Rich tasting, warm and comforting. I had a recipe I loved for this soup, but the original called for a lot more butter and 2 cups of heavy cream. I didn't really want to save this soup for special occasions only, so I attempted to reduce the fat & calories by reducing the butter and replacing the cream with evaporated milk - I have even tried evaporated skim milk with success (but it is better with whole evaporated milk). If I am serving this to guests, I use the half-n- half, but for just me I like it with the milk. I have never missed the cream in this.

Categories:  comfort-food , taste~mood , equipment , <-4-hours , bisques~cream-soups , soups-&-stews , low-carb , low-in... , time-to-make , low-protein , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , weeknight , carrots , vegetable , savory , healthy-2 , stove-top ,
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Nutrition

Serving Size (218.7 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 95.74 Calories from Fat 29.97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.33g 40.96%
Saturated Fat 0.68g 27.21%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 478.78mg 159.59%
Total Carbohydrate 16.25g 43.34%
Dietary Fiber 4.25 g 135.96%
Sugars 8.0 g %
Protein 1.6g 25.67%
Vitamin A 22476.32IU% Vitamin C 10.05mg%
Calcium 52.26mg% Iron 0.47mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ground ginger, half-and-half cream, crushed dried rosemary
 

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