Carrots and orange soup serve with croissants and asparagus

Carrot and orange soup serve w croissant and asparagus

Ingredients

500 g carrots, washed
1 brown onion
2 cloves garlic
25 g butter
700 ml vegetable stock
1 orange juice and zest
Fresh oregano, washed and plucked
Salt and pepper
2 bunches of asparagus, stem removed, cut lengthwise
1/2 Tbs butter

Method
Peel onion and garlic Then chop top and end of carrots. Chopped the carrots into bite size, onion into thinly slices and finely chopped garlic.

In a saucepan, melt butter. Add vegetables on low heat to sweat them in butter for about 5-8 minutes. Pour the stock and bring to boil, season with salt and white pepper; cover and cook for 25 minutes until carrots are tender.

Stir in juice and zest of orange. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes. In the meantime, cook asparagus with a bit of butter until tender. Then cut the croissant into half , spread with butter and warm in microwave for 30 seconds until butter melt.

Liquidise the soup in a blender until smooth. When ready to serve the soup, warm up in microwave for 1 – 2 minutes, stir in between and garnish with oregano; place croissants 2 halves and asparagus into the soup.

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