Daucus Carota var. Sativus
The Lunar White carrot is an open pollinated variety that will reach full maturity in 65-70 days. This variety has been grown since the early 1600's and was originally fed to cattle in Europe. It will produce high yields of moon white carrots that are 6 to 8 in. long and nearly coreless. They have a mild, sweeter taste than the average orange carrot.
White Carrot Soup
Ingredients: 6 medium to large Lunar White Carrots diced, 2 leeks sliced, 1 celery stick sliced, pinch of dry thyme, 1/2 clove garlic minced, 750 ml chicken stock, salt and pepper to taste, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp heavy cream
- Begin by sweating the vegetables in a little olive oil for 5 minutes before pouring in all of the chicken stock and adding the thyme.
- Simmer for 20 minutes until all of the vegetables are soft then put in a blender until smooth
- Return to pot and add honey and heavy cream, stir well
If the soup is too thick thin with water until desired consistency is reached. Add cheese if you would like
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Servings: 4