November 28, 2012

Brenda H. just pulled her last parsnips from the garden and they will be the main ingredient in her delicious sounding recipe. 

Pepper Parsnip Soup

¼ cup olive oil

3 small onions roughly chopped

8 large parsnips, peeled & cut into chunks

3 sweet red peppers seeded & chopped

5 cups chicken broth/stock or vegetable stock.

1-cup water

¾ tsp. ground nutmeg

1.   Heat oil in a heavy bottom saucepan over medium heat.

2.  Add onions and saut√© for 2 min.

3.  Add parsnips and cook for 5 min.

4.  Add peppers and stir for 1 min.

5.  Add broth, water and nutmeg

6.  Simmer covered for 15 to 20 min. until parsnips are softened.

7.  Put ½ the mixture in the blender

–Blend until smooth (remember to vent re: steam)

8.  Repeat with remaining – reheat and serve.


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