Nice soup, doesn’t taste much of parsnip, default config is very lemony
- veg oil
- 75g bacon bits (or chopped bacon)
- 2 medium onions
- 2 big garlic cloves
- 750g Parsnips
- 1 small unwaxed lemon (wax on, wax off)
- 25g butter
- 1tsp curry powder (I generally don’t)
- 2 chicken stock cubes in 1.5 litres of water
- 150ml creme freiche
In a heavy bottomed pan heat the oil and add the bacon (chopped), cook (5m)
Meanwhile, peel, halve and chop the onions, and the garlic, peel the parsnips and chop them quarter lengthways and half.
dezest the lemon.
add the butter to the pan, melt
stir in the onions, garlic & lemon & cook
cook gently for a little while
stir in the parsnips
cover the pan and cook for 5 mins, stir, another 5 mins.
add curry powder (if you really want) stir and cook for a couple of minutes.
add stock, bring to boil, partially cover pan
simmer for 15-20 mins until the parsnips are tender.
add salt and lemon juice
To serve, add bacon scraps, a swirl of creme fraiche and chives