Carrot Soup Recipe

Flavorful, filling, roasted carrot soup for a cold day! Filled with garlic, broth, basil, sour cream and more, this hearty soup is delicious and paired perfectly with a grilled cheese sandwich.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 153 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley


  • 2 lbs carrots washed and chunked
  • 4 tsp garlic
  • 2 TB olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4-1 cup half n half
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • sour cream, optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Place chopped carrots on a sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Roast for 45 minutes, or until tender and golden.

  3. Simmer 4 cups of chicken broth in a saucepan.

  4. Pop garlic out of the skins and add to the sauce pan, along with the cooked carrots. Simmer for 15 minutes. Then add basil.

  5. Puree in batches until smooth, adding half n half a little at a time. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 153 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 690mg30%
Potassium 655mg19%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 25420IU508%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.