Creamy Parsnips Soup with Polka Dots

Prep time:

10 minutes

Prep notes:

Cooking time:

25 minutes


4 people


  • 4-6 parsnips, cut into chunks
  • 1 large yellow onion, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup green peas


  • Place parsnips, onion, nutmeg, salt and water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Cover the pot and simmer 20 minutes, or until the parsnips are soft.
  • Using an immersion blender purée soup until very creamy. If necessary add more water to get desired consistency.
  • Add green peas and mix with a spoon.
  • Once peas are heated through, serve in individual bowls


    • Use 2 cups rice or soy milk and 2 cups water for a more silky texture.
    • Replace some of the parsnips with carrots.