Recipes and Cooking Ginger-Carrot Soup 4.2 (10) Caramelized onions, ginger, and sweet potatoes create this delicious recipe that's perfect for any weeknight meal. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jay Wilde Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 50 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 20 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon cooking oil 3 cup thinly sliced onion 2 tablespoon sugar ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 8 carrots (about 1-1/4 lb.) 1 sweet potato 6 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth 1 cup half-and-half or light cream Directions For caramelized onions, in a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add sliced onion, sugar, and pepper; reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring twice. Add ginger. Cook, uncovered, 20 to 30 minutes more or until onion is golden brown, stirring occasionally. Divide in half. Meanwhile, peel carrots and sweet potato and cut in 1-inch pieces. In large saucepan or Dutch oven combine broth, carrots, and sweet potato. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 40 minutes or until vegetables are very tender. Add half of the caramelized onions. Puree until nearly smooth with handheld blender or process 2 cups at a time in a food processor. Add cream; heat through. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Top with remaining caramelized onions. Makes 12 (3/4-cup) side-dish servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 105 Calories 5g Fat 13g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 105 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 9mg 3% Sodium 524mg 23% Total Carbohydrate 13g 5% Total Sugars 7g Protein 2g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 256mg 5% Folate, total 16.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.