Carrot & Parsnip Soup
This easy carrot and parsnip soup is so delicious and so very healthy.
I love the combination of these two vegetables together, they works so well together and are packed with flavour
Somehow parsnips and carrot blended give such a velvety smooth consistence and it’s so filling
It’s a really simple soup – have a go?
How to make Carrot & Parsnip Soup
The full recipe is at the bottom of this post
However you simply fry off your onion & garlic
Pop in your chopped parsnips and carrots, together with your stock and herbs
I use thyme as it works so well, fresh or dried it’s up to you
Fry your onion and your garlic for a few minutes then add your veggies and stock, boil and then simmer
Then you simply blitz the cooked mix with a stick blender or food processor and voila, smooth flavoursome soup
Syn free and super tasty!!
Just look at that amazing colour – enough to brighten any winters day
Can you freeze Parsnip and carrot soup?
Yes, yes, yes you can
This recipe is enough for 4 people. You can easily half it or double it, depending on your numbers
I tend to freeze portions in container so I can take it to work with me, therefore not tempted to grab something from the supermarket when I’m starving 🙂
Spicy Carrot & Parsnip Soup
And please remember that if you fancy spicing up this soup simply add a teaspoon or curry powder or a few chilli flakes or maybe some cumin? Whatever takes your fancy really
You really can spice it up nicely
How to serve your soup?
It’s lovely hot on a cold winters day
If you want to jazz it up a little, dry fry some bacon pieces and add a table spoon swirl of half fat single cream (remember to count it if you are on a programme)
Or if it’s for a family supper why n0t make a home made loaf and dunk dunk dunk – yum!
Here’s my No need to knead loaf
Other Healthy Soups
I have quite a few lovely soups on my website
Two of my faves:
I like to call this my ‘fridge soup’ you know where you need to use up all those vegetables
This is lovely and garlicky and quite sweet – very comforting
You simply roast all the vegetable in the oven and it gives such an intense flavour! Yum
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Easy Carrot & Parsnip Soup - Healthy!
- Fry Light cooking spray
- 1 large or 2 small onions, peeled & chopped
- 1 clove garlic peeled and finely chopped
- 4 parsnips peeled and chopped
- 4 carrots peeled and chopped
- 1 & 1/4 Pints water
- 1 Vegetable stock cube
- 1/2 teaspoon dried or fresh thyme
- Salt & Black pepper
- Spray the base of a large saucepan with fry light
- Add your chopped onions and garlic and fry over a medium heat for 5 minutes until softened
- Then throw in your chopped carrots and parsnips, followed immediately by the water and stock cube
- Finally add your fresh or dried thyme (and any spices if you are using them)
- Bring to the boil and simmer for 25 minutes until your vegetables are soft
- Blend using a stick blender or a processor and return to your pan, I sometimes hold a few vegetables back so I have a few in the finished blended soup
- Taste and then season with salt & black pepper
- Reheat and serve