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Creamy Ginger-Parsnip Soup

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield about 2 qt

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds parsnips
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 (2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup minced chives

Nutrition Information

  • calories 332
  • fat 22 g
  • satfat 8 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • fiber 7 g
  • cholesterol 41 mg
  • sodium 805 mg

How to Make It

  1. Peel 2 lb. parsnips and 1 sweet potato and cut into 1-inch pieces. Bring parsnips, sweet potato, 1 chopped onion, 1 (2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger and 1 quart chicken broth to a boil. Simmer for 25 minutes. Blend half of mixture with 1 cup heavy cream. Transfer to a bowl. Blend remaining mixture with 1 cup water. In a saucepan, combine pureed mixtures; stir in 1/2 cup water and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt. Season with black pepper; warm over medium heat. Sprinkle with 1 cup chopped toasted walnuts and 1/4 cup minced chives.