Added by freshherbs | Wed 18 Jul 2012 @ 12:58
There’s no need to peel parsnips for this recipe, give them a good wash and chop them up for a quick and easy soup the whole family will love. For more great recipes visit www.britishcarrots.co.uk
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
2cm piece root ginger, peeled and chopped
1.2ltr (2pts) vegetable stock
3 tbsp creme fraîche
to serve: chopped parsley and a little ground paprika
1 Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and saute for 3-4mins or until pale golden. Meanwhile, wash the parsnips, trim the ends and chop them into even sized chunks.
2 Add the parsnips to the pan along with the garlic and ginger, saute for 2 mins, stirring. Pour in the stock and a little seasoning. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20-25 mins or until the parsnips are tender.
3 Use a stick blender to puree the soup until its nice and smooth. Add the creme fraîche and taste for seasoning. Serve hot in bowls, sprinkled with a little parsley or paprika if liked.