Parsnip-Carrot Soup

Parsnip-Carrot Soup

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
    • 1 cup chopped onions
    • 1/2 pound carrots (about 4 medium-size), peeled and sliced
    • 1/2 pound parsnips (about 4 medium-size), peeled and sliced
    • 1 quart chicken stock
    • 3/4 cup half and half
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a medium pot heat oil. Add garlic and onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Then add the carrots, parsnips, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes. Remove from heat and puree with a hand blender or place in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Add the half and half, parsley, and chives. When ready to serve, ladle into bowls and garnish with bacon.