Moroccan-Spiced Carrot-Ginger Soup

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Soups and Stews

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

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The flavors of Morocco—warm spices, fresh citrus, and fragrant orange-flower water—enliven this refreshing carrot-ginger blend. Although this colorful soup can be enjoyed at room temperature, it tastes best when served well chilled.


  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • lb. carrots, peeled
  • 1 3″ pie


Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium. Add carrots and ginger and cook until soft, 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine cinnamon, cumin, ginger, cayenne, and nutmeg in a 10″ skillet over medium and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add orange juice and 1 cup water and simmer until reduced by half, 20 minutes; let cool. Stir spiced orange juice and orange-flower water into carrot-ginger soup an