Recipe: Carrot soup with basil

Soups with aromatic herbs
June 09, 2009

Holy BasilMy Holy Basil is ready for the first harvest. I didn't know anything about this kind of basil, and I find out that it's very delicate, and it remembers me lemon or orange aroma.

I added holy basil to this summer soup.

Carrot soup with basil

Carrot soup with basil

2 carrots
1 onion
100ml vegetable broth
10 holy basil leaves (or other basil)
50ml whole yogurt
50g Swiss cheese

Mince finely carrots and onion. Cook with butter low heat for 20 minutes, until tender.
Add vegetable broth, minced basil leaves, yogurt and cheese.
Cook five minutes until cheese is melted.

Parsnip and Welsh onion soupA similar recipe:

Parsnip and Welsh onion soup

Souper SundaysThis goes to Deb from Kahakai Kitchen who's hosting the weekly event Souper Sundays.
You may be interested in...

Recipe: Scrambled eggs with Thai basil

Omelettes and egg recipes with herbs
Recipe: Clams soup with chives

Soups with aromatic herbs

Related Photo Galleries

Your comment


Please prove that you are not a robot.

Recent posts

(Ita) Ricetta: Crackers ai fiori di sambuco


Rocket flower
The surprising flowers
Spring is coming and my Esmee rocket is blooming. It has big, white flowers, and I let them on the plant to harvest the seeds. Many other vegetables and aromatic herbs are...

(Ita) Ricetta: Zuppa di cozze al crescione


Pink peppercorn
Spices close up
Pink peppercorns are dried fruits of the Peruvian peppertree (Shinus molle). It is also called false pepper or Californian pepper tree, and it's not related with the black pepper...

(Ita) Ricetta: Burritos di pollo al coriandolo e cumino


Today's picture:

Banana Legs tomatoes
Site Archive