Vegan Chilled Carrot and Onion Soup with Golden Tomato Salad

Updated: Jun 7, 2018



Straight from With Food + Love | Serves: 4 cups | Time: ~30 min


Soup


Ingredients

2 yellow medium onions

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 pound #carrots

5 cloves garlic

4 cups filtered water

sea salt, to taste

black pepper, to taste


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Instructions

Chop the onion into medium sized pieces and sauté them in a large soup pot with the olive oil over low-medium heat. Stir occasionally and cook then until they start to brown, about 10 minutes. Then add in the lemon juice and stir, while scraping any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.


Meanwhile peel and dice the carrot into small medallions. Then add the carrots and garlic to the pot. Stir and sauté for another 5 minutes. Then add in the water. season with plenty of salt and pepper, cover and simmer for about 7 minutes or until the carrots are tender.


Remove the soup from the heat, and in small batches blend until smooth. Chill before eating and top with Sungold Tomato Salad.


Golden Tomato Salad


Ingredients

1 cup sungold #tomatoes, halved

1 cup raw fresh corn

1/2 cup green onions, slivered

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons apple cider or red wine vinegar

1/2 teaspoon honey, optional (I did agave to keep vegan)

sea salt, to taste

black pepper, to taste


Instructions

Toss all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix until combined well.


What I ate and drank today (5/24/2018)

96 oz of water

2 cups of caffeinated coffee

Red lentil flatbread with egg white scramble

Cold soba noodle salad

Chilled golden soup


Exercise

Housework


What I ate and drank today (5/23/2018)

96 oz of water

2 cups of decaf

Vegan falafel wrap from Pret a Manger

1/2 peanut butter sandwich

Vegetable terrine from La Cote d'Or

Chickpea crepes with grilled vegetables and mushrooms La Cote d'Or

Dark chocolate mousse from La Cote d'Or


Exercise

~3 miles of walking

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