Creamy Carrot Soup


1 large onion, chopped
2 pounds carrots, chopped or shredded in a food processor
6 cups bouillon
1 tablespoon ground coriander
pinch cayenne, to taste
1 cup quick-cooking or rolled oats
freshly ground black pepper to taste
chopped cilantro or Italian parsley for garnish (optional)

Combine all ingredients, except the cilantro or parsley, in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, 30-40 minutes. Use a hand blender to puree the soup until very smooth. Sprinkle each serving with cilantro or Italian parsley and more black pepper to taste.

4-6 servings