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Thinking of roasting (instead of boiling or steaming) carrots to add to my chicken soup. Any thoughts or ideas?

asked by Food odyssea over 4 years ago
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Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 4 years ago

It's a wonderful idea. I bet it will be great. Throw some onions in there, too.

added over 4 years ago

I second drbabs -- chicken soup with roasted veggies is amazing and here's a recipe to prove it!!!


added over 4 years ago

YES! I always roast root vegetables before adding to many dishes. I think roasting is the best way to really bring the earthy flavor out. I scrub, cut into even size, toss with a little melted butter and olive oil, salt & pepper & roast. Yummy!


June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 4 years ago

Interesting idea. How could it NOT be delicious? Roasted veggies are so good.

Sometimes I take the carrots that cooked in the soup and glaze them before putting them back for service.

added over 4 years ago

I concur with the above. I most always roast any vegetables I put in soups and there is a depth of flavor added that is wonderful.

added over 4 years ago

Fabulous idea!

added over 4 years ago

Roasted veggies are fantastic for just about everything. Try roasted brussel sprouts! Toss with a little olive oil, salt and pepper and you have the makings of popcorn b-sprouts! Eat 'em up like a bowl of popcorn - can't get enough of them!


Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 4 years ago

Hell yes.