Creamy soups are equally good without cream. Coconut milk, Southeast Asian flavors, and a little heat are an unbeatable combination in this pureed carrot soup.
Makes: 4 servings
Time: 40 minutes
2 tablespoons good-quality vegetable oil
4 scallions, white and green parts separated and chopped
3 stalks lemongrass, trimmed, bruised, and cut into 2-in…