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One Pot Carrot Rice Soup

This One Pot Carrot Rice Soup is hearty and delicious! It is loaded with arborio rice, carrots, celery and more! Make it vegan if you wish by swapping out the bone broth for vegetable broth.

one pot carrot rice soup in a white bowl with a spoonful of soup

Ingredients for One Pot Carrot Rice Soup

This recipe requires mostly simple ingredients that are probably already in your pantry or refrigerator.

  • Olive oil
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Vegetable or Bone Broth (vegetable broth to make it vegan)
  • Carrot Juice- this can be freshly juiced if you have a juicer or buy it unsweetened at the grocery store.
  • Arborio Rice
  • Bay Leaf
  • Dill Weed
  • Lemon
  • Salt and Pepper

Other Recipes with Arborio Rice

Have leftover arborio rice? Here are some recipes you can use it with:

one pot carrot rice soup

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If you enjoy this soup be sure to check out a few of our others: Homemade French Onion Soup, One Pot Italian Sausage and Pasta Soup, One Pot Black Bean and Corn Soup, Turkey Lasagna Soup, Healthy Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup, Hamburg Soup, Broccoli Cheese Soup, Italian Wedding Soup, Carrot Ginger Soup and Chicken Noodle Soup.

one pot carrot rice soup in a white bowl with a spoonful of soup

One Pot Carrot Rice Soup

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

This One Pot Carrot Rice Soup is hearty and delicious! It is loaded with arborio rice, carrots, celery and more! Make it vegan if you wish by swapping out the bone broth for vegetable broth.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups vegetable or bone broth
  • 2 cups carrot juice (made fresh or purchase unsweetened)
  • 1 1/2 cups of arborio rice 
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp dill weed
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add carrots, celery, onion, and garlic. Cook 5-8 minutes to begin softening vegetables.
  3. Add broth, juice, rice, bay leaf, dill weed and lemon juice.
  4. Cook until rice and vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Amount required will depend on how seasoned the added broth was.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

This soup is perfect for fall and winter.

Naturally gluten and dairy free!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 255mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 10gSugar: 14gProtein: 9g

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Originally published March 8, 2019 and updated September 29, 2021.

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