Carrot & Ginger Soup with Lime & Coconut

Carrot & Ginger Soup with Lime & Coconut
September 1, 2014 blackginger
healthy pregnancy recipes Carrot-and-ginger-soup

Warming soup recipe ideal which also packs in the essential prenatal vitamins! Try the yummy recipe as part of your healthy pregnancy diet

Add a tropical twist to carrot soup with the addition of lime and coconut – it’s a warming and delicious way to spice up one of our favourite carrot soup recipes. We’re great advocates of ginger for pregnant women as it’s so soothing on your stomach if you’re suffering from pregnancy heartburn. And of course, carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene – essential as part of your healthy pregnancy diet!


1 tablespoon of olive (or coconut) oil
1 tablespoon of finely grated fresh ginger
1 crushed garlic clove
2 small onions finely chopped
5-6 large carrots (about 900 gms) diced
800 ml vegetable or chicken stock
Juice of 2 limes
400ml tin of coconut milk


  1. Heat the oil and gently sauté the chopped onion, garlic and ginger without browning.
  2. Add the carrots and the stock, bring to the boil and simmer for around 20 minutes until the carrots are tender.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Add the coconut milk and the lime juice.
  5. Taste and season as necessary.
  6. Garnish with a slice of lime – or simply enjoy with a slice of wholemeal or walnut bread!

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