Spicy Ginger Carrot Soup

[For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):  


[For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1): 


*This recipe was developed for 12 oz. and 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Food Jars. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar sizes.  

*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst.


Preheat the Zojirushi food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat.


Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add carrots, onions, ginger and saut√© for 2 minutes. 


Add broth and water to the saucepan and bring to a boil. Do not cover with lid. Reduce heat to simmer and cook until the carrots begin to soften about 18 minutes. 


Purée soup with a hand blender or a tabletop blender until smooth. Add salt and bring soup to simmer.¬†


Discard hot water from the food jar. Fill with prepared soup from step 4 until 1 cm below the ridge and close lid.  


Consume the soup within 6 hours. Garnish with dried dill before eating.