Parsnip & Pear Soup

Parsnip & Pear Soup

Soups are a staple in my meal planning. Especially in the cold winter months. This recipe is creamy from the parsnips and sweet with a hint of pear. There is no doubt in my mind you’ll love it.

Ingredients: 

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup onion (chopped)

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 4 cups parsnip (peeled and chopped)

  • 1 pear (peeled and chopped)

  • 1 sweet potato (peeled and chopped)

  • 6-8 cups vegetable stock (depending on how thick you like your soup)

  • sea salt freshly ground pepper

Directions:

  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes. Add the dried thyme, salt and pepper.

  • Add the parsnips, pear, sweet potato and stock. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

  • Use a blender to puree the soup until smooth.

  • Return to the pot, season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!