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Carrot & Parsnip Soup - ingredients laid out

Easy Carrot & Parsnip Soup - Healthy!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 153kcal
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An easy soup to make, a wonderful blend of carrots & parsnips - delicious

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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

Notes

*** All nutritional information is approximate and intended  as a guide 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Carrot & Parsnip Soup - Healthy!
Amount per Serving
Calories
153
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
228
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
784
mg
22
%
Carbohydrates
 
36
g
12
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
10191
IU
204
%
Vitamin C
 
30
mg
36
%
Calcium
 
78
mg
8
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.