Introduction: Spicey Parsnip Soup
This recipe will show you how to make a winter warming spicey parsnip soup which has an excellent balence of sweetness from the parsnips and spiceyness from the curry powder.
Step 1: Ingredients
To serve 4 you will need:4 large parsnips,1/2 an onion,2 cloves of garlic,2 1/2 teaspoons of curry powder,salt and pepper,dried chili flakes or paprika,cream.
Step 2: Prepping the Ingredients
Roughly chop the onion. peel and cut the parsnips into 1cm cubes and roughly dice the garlic.
Step 3: Fry the Onion
first melt the butter in a large pan over a medium heat then add the onions and fry them for about 5 mins or until they are soft.
Step 4: Adding the Parsnips
add the parsnips, garlic and curry powder and fry it for a couple of minutes to release the flavours.
Step 5: Adding the Liquid
boil the kettle and pour it into a glass jug with the stock cubes, for each stock cube you use add about 750ml of boiling water so you should need about 1400ml. add this to the pan and leave it to simmer for about 15 minutes or until you can easily squash it against the edge of the bowl with a wooden spoon. season to taste with
Step 6: Butter Some Rolls or Bread
Whilst you are waiting you can butter some rolls or bread to dip in your soup.
Step 7: Blending It Up
after 15 mins ladle your soup into a blender and blend it until it is creamy and smooth. then pour it into a different pan to warm through. you can stir in cream if you wish but I did not have any.
Step 8: Serve!
If you wish you can add paprika or chili flakes to garnish it. enjoy, if you want to do this for more or less people just multiply or divide the amounts of ingredients.