Thai Ginger Soup with Cashews

Ginger and chili lend a zesty flavor to this soup, while cashews give it a hearty creaminess.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (480 ml) water
  • 1 carrot, halved
  • 1 slice cabbage
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 slice red bell pepper
  • 1 slice zucchini
  • 1 green onion, diced
  • 1 slice lemon, peeled, seeded
  • ½ garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 inch (3 cm) fresh ginger root
  • 1 slice chili pepper
  • 1 cup (125 g) raw cashews
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 5 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  5. Serve immediately.