Healthy carrot ginger soup recipe made with Vanilla Ensure® Regular

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

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  • A sweet and savoury carrot ginger soup rich in anti-oxidants, vitamin A, and potassium.

    Stephanie Jamain, RD, Dietitian at Abbott Nutrition

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    Respects a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet

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    For people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance

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  • This recipe takes this much time to prepare Ready in 50 minutes
  • This recipe makes several servings or portions Makes 4 servings


  • 2 bottles (470 mL) Vanilla Ensure® Regular
  • 454 g (1 lb) baby carrots
  • 25 mL (1 ½ Tbsp) butter
  • 250 mL (1 cup) onion, chopped
  • 7 mL (1 ½ tsp) chicken soup base
  • 125 mL (½ cup) water
  • 7 mL (1 ½ tsp) ginger root, peeled and chopped
  • 3 mL (¾ tsp) ground coriander
  • 2 mL (½ tsp) orange zest
  • 1 mL (¼ tsp) ground black pepper

How to make

  • Boil carrots until tender. Drain.
  • Melt butter in a medium pan. Add onion and chicken soup base. Sauté until onion is tender, but not brown.
  • Combine carrots, onion mixture, Ensure® Regular, water, ginger root, coriander, orange zest, and pepper in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Heat to serving temperature. DO NOT BOIL.

Nutrition facts

Serving size: 250 mL (1 cup)
  • Calories
  • 190
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • Sodium
  • 470 mg
  • Carbohydrate
  • 24 g
  • Dietary fibre
  • 1 g
  • Protein
  • 6 g
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  • Tip

  • Adjust the seasoning to your taste.

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* From a survey of 1,038 independent-living adults aged 50+ who added 1 serving of Ensure® Protein Max 30 g per day for at least 5 days over a 2-week period, compared to control group (p<0.0001).

Canadian formulation is similar to the one used in the survey. Applies to Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.

† Compared to one serving (235 mL) of Ensure® Regular.
‡ Per 330-mL serving.

§ Brand of oral nutritional supplements.

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