Creamy Carrot Soup


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Creamy Carrot Soup

2 large chopped onions
4 tablespoons butter
1 pound shredded carrots
4-6 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup uncooked rice
4 shallots or small green onions, minced
1-2 tablespoons dried chervil
1/3 cup orange juice
1 cup heavy cream
Or just milk if that's all you've got
1/2 cup sour cream
nutmeg



Saute onions in butter until translucent.
Add carrots & toss over medium heat until wilted.

Add chicken stock & bring to boil. Add rice, shallots, chervil, salt & pepper.

Simmer 40 minutes. Puree & bring back to a boil

Take it off heat & add orange juice , cream, sour cream & dust with nutmeg. salt & pepper to taste