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Creamy Carrot Soup

This gluten-free and vegan creamy carrot soup is a super easy and delicious to make. Perfect for if you have some potatoes and carrots to use up!

Creamy Carrot Soup​ - gluten-free, fasano diet friendly, non-responsive celiac diet friendly, low-nickel friendly, vegan friendly- Tayler Silfverduk, celiac dietitian

About this Creamy Carrot Soup

This Creamy Carrot Soup is both gluten-free and dairy-free. That means no gluten or dairy was used to make it. You could make it fully vegan but substituting the gluten-free chicken broth with gluten-free vegetable broth.

Additionally, this recipe can be Fasano or Non-Responsive Celiac Diet friendly. Just substitute the canned chicken broth for Fasano friendly chicken broth, or coconut milk.

It also can compliant with a low-nickel diet if the canned broth used is substituted for homemade broth.

More importantly, this recipe features potatoes and carrots, which are the star of the show. Blended together, these two root vegetables create a creamy and delicious flavor.

But flavor isn’t all this carrot soup recipe offers! Between the antioxidants of the carrots and the potassium in the carrots,  you’ve got a nourishing and cozy meal!

Creamy Carrot Soup​ - gluten-free, fasano diet friendly, non-responsive celiac diet friendly, low-nickel friendly, vegan friendly- Tayler Silfverduk, celiac dietitian

Creamy Carrot Soup Ingredients

This creamy carrot soup recipe is super simple but don’t let that fool you. This recipe might be easy but it packs a ton of flavor.

The carrots in this recipe add a sweetness to it that balance the potatoes and broth. It is essential that you wash your carrots before using them for the best taste. You may also substitute baby carrots for whole carrots in this recipe if it’s easier.

The potatoes in this recipe add creaminess and thickness to the recipe that is unmatched. Building on the potato and carrot match-up in vegan cheese sauces, these two flavors build a nice creamy flavor together with out needing any dairy.

The broth in this recipe adds more flavor and helps turn it into soup. Remember, if you’re vegan, use vegetable broth. And if you’re looking for low-nickel or Fasano diet friendly meals, use homemade broth for this recipe.

Then we get into the spices! This recipe calls for salt, pepper, and garlic. However, this is to build a solid soup base, you can add other spices as you desire. (I like chili seasoning as it adds a nice kick to the soup).

And that’s all you need. Like I said, this carrot soup recipe is simple, but that doesn’t mean it’s flavorless.

Creamy Carrot Soup​ - gluten-free, fasano diet friendly, non-responsive celiac diet friendly, low-nickel friendly, vegan friendly- Tayler Silfverduk, celiac dietitian

How to Make Creamy Carrot Soup

This carrot soup recipe is super simple. To make it, all you need to do is:

  1. Wash your potatoes and carrots
  2. Roughly chop your potatoes and carrots
  3. Boil the potatoes and carrots and soft and tender
  4. Blend the carrots and potatoes with broth and spices until soupy
  5. Enjoy

Yeah, this creamy carrot soup is literally that simple. But again, don’t let that fool you. Simple does not have to mean boring or plain.

What Goes Well With Carrot Soup

Now on to the fun part, what goes well with carrot soup? And I don’t think anyone will be surprised when I say: a lot!

  • Serve this soup with a gluten-free grilled cheese to make it a cozy and satisfying meal.
  • Grill up some meat or tofu and serve this soup on the side.
  • Whip up a delicious salad (like this avocado egg salad) to add a refreshing side to the mix.
  • Add some gluten-free whole grains to the meal but serving it up with some corn chips and salsa.
  • Beef up the soup by mixing in some chickpeas after you blend the potatoes, broth, and carrots together.

Looking for other things to make with carrots? Check out post on 10 things to make with carrots! And if you’re trying to get creative with potatoes, check out these 40+ recipes with potatoes!

Creamy Carrot Soup

A quick and delicious gluten-free and dairy-free soup that can easily be modified to be Fasano or low-nickel friendly.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: dinner, Main Course, side dish, Soup
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, fasano diet, low nickel, Vegan / Plantbased
Keyword: cream of carrot soup, creamy carrot soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 240kcal
Cost: $5


  • 1 blender


  • 1/2 lb whole carrots
  • 4 medium potatos
  • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 14 oz canned gluten-free chicken broth (or vegetable broth if vegan, or homemade if on a low-nickel or Fasano diet) add more broth if you want the soup to be less thick


  • 1 tsp smoked paprika (not Fasano diet friendly)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder (not Fasano diet friendly)


  • In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil
  • While waiting for the water to boil, roughly chop the carrots in rounds and potatoes into cubes
  • Once the water is boiling the and the vegetables are chopped, boil the potatoes and carrots until tender (around 30-40 minutes)
  • Once the potatoes and carrots are tender to touch (should easily be mashed with light pressure from the back of a spoon) then remove from heat
  • Place the boiled carrots, potatoes, broth, salt, pepper, garlic, and optional spices in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy
  • Enjoy!

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