Creamy Parsnips Soup

Creamy Parsnips Soup
Serves 4
The parsnip is a root vegetable closely related to the carrot and parsley. It is high in vitamins and minerals, especially potassium. It also contains antioxidants and both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 4-6 parsnips, cut into chunks
  2. 1 large yellow onion, cut into chunks
  3. 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  4. 1 teaspoon sea salt
  5. 4 cups water
  6. 1 cup green peas
Instructions
  1. Place parsnips, onion, nutmeg, salt and water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Cover the pot and simmer 20 minutes, or until the parsnips are soft.
  3. Using an immersion blender purée soup until very creamy. If necessary add more water to get desired consistency.
  4. Add green peas and mix with a spoon.
  5. Once peas are heated through, serve in individual bowls.
Notes
  1. Use 2 cups rice or soy milk and 2 cups water for a more silky texture. Replace some of the parsnips with carrots.
Tatjana Popovic | International Health Coach http://www.totallywellness.com/