Warming Winter Parsnip & Ginger Soup Recipe

A delicious warming parsnip & ginger winter soup recipe for you. Sweet parsnips & fiery ginger: Souper easy & souper yummy, you're welcome!


  • Heat a good glug of olive oil in a big saucepan over a medium-low heat and sautee the onion for approx 10minutes, until soft and translucent.

  • Add the garlic, ginger, cardamom, cumin & cayenne and stir for a couple of minutes.

  • Add in the parsnips and mix them in well before pouring in the stock.

  • Season with salt & pepper and simmer the soup until the parsnips are very soft, approx. 15mins.

  • Once the parsnips are soft puree the soup with a stick blender until smooth.

  • Add the coconut milk and adjust the seasoning. Mix well and....

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • olive oil

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 4-5cm piece of ginger, peeled & finely chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 500g parsnips, peeled & cut into small cubes

  • 800ml vegetable stock

  • 400ml coconut milk

  • salt & pepper


Voila, enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's book River Cottage Veg Everyday