Carrot-Ginger Soup With Chicken

Ginger brings a little zing to a hearty carrot soup.

Ginger: a tummy soother and anti-inflammatory in one.

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Level: Easy
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 thyme sprigs, plus leaves for garnish
  • 3 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. grated ginger
  • coarse salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Bring 1 cup water and the thyme sprigs to a boil in a saucepan. Add chicken, and cover. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove chicken, reserving liquid, and keep chicken warm, covered.
  2. Puree carrots with cooking liquid, lime juice, ginger, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a blender until smooth. Return to saucepan, and bring to a simmer, adding 2 tablespoons water at a time until soup is the consistency you like.
  3. Shred chicken. Ladle soup into a bowl, and top with shredded chicken. Garnish with thyme leaves, and season with more pepper.

This recipe originally appeared in the May 2017 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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