In-season recipe focus: Spicy Parsnip Soup
There are a range of benefits to
eating seasonally: fresher, tastier veg and reduced food miles are just two
reasons why you should consider planning your meals around the season’s best!
This time of year is fantastic for
delicious root veg, especially parsnips. And what better way to warm up on a
chilly day (and use up any roast leftovers!) than with a deliciously hearty
bowl of soup?
Here’s our original recipe!
1 large onion,
2 large parsnips,
peeled and diced
1 clove garlic,
1l vegetable or chicken stock
2 tsp mild curry powder
Salt & pepper
Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a
Fry the diced onion in the butter until soft and
then add the parsnips, garlic and curry powder.
Fry all the ingredients over a low heat for a
couple of minutes to release the flavours, then add the stock to the pan and stir
Simmer the soup for 15 minutes until the
parsnips are soft. Off the heat, blend the soup with a hand mixer or food
processor until smooth.
Stir in the cream and season with salt and
Serve with a sprinkle of paprika and chopped