Carrot Ginger Blended Soup with Green Apples, Pistachios and Basil

Carrot Ginger Blended Soup with Green Apples, Pistachios and Basil

1 1/2 pounds baby carrots

3 cups low-sodium chicken stock

2 small shallots, halved

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt

2-3 one-inch pieces ginger

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, quartered

2 tablespoon cream

squeeze of fresh lemon juice

lemon zest

green apple, diced

basil leaves, torn

salted and roasted pistachios

  1. Place the carrots, stock, shallots and salt into the Vitamix. Turn blender on and slowly increase to the highest setting. Blend for 4 to 5 minutes, or until warm.
  2. Add the ginger and butter and continue to blend for one minute, or until the butter is melted. Add the cream and lemon juice. Continue to blend for 3-4 minutes, or until the soup is warm to the touch.
  3. Ladle the soup into serving bowls. Top with lemon zest, green apple, basil and pistachios.

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