L curried carrot tofu soup with scallions

Curried Carrot-Tofu Soup with ScallionsRecipe Card

Curried Carrot-Tofu Soup with Scallions
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Place a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the butter followed by the onion, carrots, curry powder, cayenne, salt, and pepper.
2Cook until the curry powder becomes toasted and aromatic, about 3 minutes.
3Pour in the chicken broth and add the tofu. Season again with salt and pepper, if necessary.
4Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until the carrots are very tender, about 20 minutes.
5Working in small batches in a blender or using an immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth.
6Strain and transfer to a clean large saucepan over medium heat. Add the lemon juice and more broth, if needed. Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning as needed, then heat through.
7Ladle the soup into 4 bowls and spoon 1 tablespoon of warm heavy cream in the middle of each.
8Swirl the heavy cream with a spoon, place a mound of scallions in the middle of each bowl of soup, then serve.

Curried Carrot-Tofu Soup with Scallions
Recipe Card - ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, roughly chopped
1½ pounds carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
1½ tablespoons yellow curry powder
½ teaspoon ground cayenne
6 cups chicken broth, or more as needed
8 ounces silken tofu
1 teaspoon lemon juice
¼ cup heavy cream, warmed
1 scallion, thinly sliced on the bias
Salt and pepper to taste