Creamy Ginger-Parsnip Soup

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 332
Fat 22 g
Satfat 8 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 7 g
Cholesterol 41 mg
Sodium 805 mg

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

March 2006