Parsnips take to spices very well, especially in soups, as our two recipes for Parsnip Soup attest – Roasted Parsnip Soup with Spices and A Magical Parsnip and Carrot Soup with Garlic.
But sometimes you don’t want to mess around with spices, so this quick soup uses a curry paste or curry powder – which ever one you have on hand. Just be careful to test the heat levels and adjust the amount that you add to the soup.
You can roast the parsnips before making the soup if you like. It will add a depth of Wintery flavour to the soup. But if you are just home from a long day at work, it is perfectly fine to omit roasting.
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I love a good parsnip, but I don’t eat enough of them. This recipe maximises the flavours of the parsnip by roasting them before using them to make a soup with spices. It is another beautiful, warming Winter soup. Dollop Thick Thick Yoghurt on top, or some home made Creme Fraiche.
Are you looking for similar recipes? Try Creamy Parsnip Soup with Curry Spices, Cream of Mushroom Soup, Parsnip and Barley Soup with Garlic and Sage, Spicy Parsnip Soup with Crispy Garlic, and Spicy Roasted Carrot and Apple Soup.
Browse all of our Parsnip recipes, and all of our yummy Soups. Or take some time to explore our Mid Winter recipes.
This is a recipe from our first blog, which was in existence from 1995 – 2006. Feel free to browse other recipes from our Retro Recipes series.
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A creamy delicious and wonderfully healthy soup for the coldest of days
Last winter we fell in love with Barley. It was never an ingredient that I used very much. And because of that, it retained an old-fashioned aura, something my Grandmother would have used in her soups and stews, but less common in today’s kitchen.
Then Jude and I got talking on Twitter about Barley, and she mentioned her amazing soup that combines parsnips and barley. I have to say that this combination is fantastic and much more than the sum of the ingredients. The parsnips melt into the soup and the barley adds creaminess and texture. It is pretty good, I have to say. I tweaked her recipe outline a little, and here it is.
Barley has made a comeback into today’s kitchen. Ottolenghi is not afraid to use it and his books contain several recipes. Other well known cooks have also included it. It has become a staple winter ingredient in our pantry too.
Are you after similar recipes? Try Lentil, Barley and Vegetable Soup, Creamy Parsnip Soup with Curry Spices, Barley and Root Vegetable Soup or Stew with Umeboshi and Sesame, Adzuki Beans, Barley and Pumpkin Soup, Barley Soup with Vegetables, and Italian Farmhouse Barley and Vegetable Soup.
Or other Parsnip dishes? Try Parsnip and Carrot Mash, Roasted Parsnip Soup with Spices, and Parsnip and Carrot Soup with Crispy Garlic.
You might like to browse all of our Parsnip recipes, and all of our Barley recipes. Or explore our easy Early Winter dishes.
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A hearty soup complimented by crispy garlic.
Parsnips are under-rated. It has something to do with the fact that they can be woody if they are too old or bought out of season.But buy them when they are in season and at their prime, and they are wonderful winter vegetables.
Are you after similar recipes? Try Creamy Parsnip Soup with Curry Spices, Soupe aux Carottes Nivernaises, South Indian Carrot Soup, Parsnip and Barley Soup with Garlic and Sage, Roasted Parsnip Soup with Spices, and Carrot and Roasted Tomato Soup.
You can browse all of our Parsnip recipes, and our Carrot recipes. Explore our Soups too. Or be inspired by our Mid Winter recipes.
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