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Creamy Parsnip Soup with Polka Dots

 

Prep time:                    10 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time:           25 minutes

Yields:                               4 people

 

Ingredients: 

4-6 parsnips, cut into chunks
1 large yellow onion, cut into chunks
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon sea salt
4 cups water
1 cup green peas

Directions: 

  • Place parsnips, onion, nutmeg, salt and water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Cover the pot and simmer 20 minutes, or until the parsnips are soft.
  • Using an immersion blender purée soup until very creamy. If necessary add more water to get desired consistency.
  • Add green peas and mix with a spoon.
  • Once peas are heated through, serve in individual bowls

Notes: 

  • Use 2 cups rice or soy milk and 2 cups water for a more silky texture.
Replace some of the parsnips with carrots.