Sweet Carrot and Orange Soup

A complete and rounded soup with a great balance of sweet (carrots and honey) and sour tastes (lemon, orange and yogurt). Many ingredients for a superb result!

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 3 carrots
  • 2 oranges
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 large potato
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup white yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp mint
  • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & black pepper


  • Peel the oranges and chop them in pieces, saving all the juices
  • Dice the onions and the potatoes, and coarsely chop the carrots and garlic
  • Take a large saucepan and bring oil to high heat
  • Add the diced onions and sauté until translucent
  • Add the carrots and garlic, and sauté for additional 2 minutes
  • Add the stock, diced potatoes, orange pieces and juice, ground coriander seeds, ginger, and honey, and bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat to medium, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes
  • When vegetables are done, pour into an electric blender and purée, adding more stock if necessary to obtain the desired consistency
  • Add lemon juice and chopped fresh mint, and season with salt and black pepper
  • Before serving, stir in the white yogurt (ideally Greek) and serve hot!

Best Served With

Croutons or bruschettas

Tips from the Chef

  • Add the yogurt only at the end, if it boils it will curdle! If you like a stronger flavor you can substitute the vegetable stock with chicken stock