Parsnip & White Bean Soup

Serves: 4-6 | Prep time: 40 minutes


  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 brown onion
  • 4 parsnips
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 x 420g tin of cannellini beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1L chicken stock
  • Salt & pepper to season


  1. Chop parsnips into small chunk, dice the onion and finely chop the garlic.
  2. Heat oil in a medium pan, cook onion and parsnips for 10 minutes, or until softened.
  3. Add bay leaf, garlic, rinsed cannellinni beans, nutmeg, cumin seeds,thyme and stock and simmer for 15 minutes
  4. Remove bay leaf from the soup and then blitz with a stick blender until smooth. If you prefer the soup to be a little less thick, add some extra stock or water 
  5. Serve with salt and pepper. 


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  • Roasted cauliflower is a lovely addition to this soup.