Carrot Ginger Soup
From the blog Eat, Live, Run: http://www.eatliverun.com/carrot-ginger-soup/
1 lb carrots, peeled and chopped
2 T minced fresh ginger
1 shallot, minced
2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp coriander
1 T olive oil
thinly sliced green onions for topping
Heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the minced shallot and saute until tender, about five minutes. Add the ginger and saute for another three-four minutes.
Add the chopped carrots, broth, coriander and salt and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes until carrots are tender. Carefully transfer to a blender and puree. Serve with thinly sliced green onions on top.