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Crunch Coated Parsnips

Submitted by Mustard Comms 18 July 2012

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2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 large onion, chopped
750g parsnips
1 clove garlic, chopped
2cm piece root ginger, peeled and chopped
1.2ltr (2pts) vegetable stock
3 tbsp creme fraîche
to serve: chopped parsley and a little ground paprika




1 Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and saute for 3-4mins or until pale golden. Meanwhile, wash the parsnips, trim the ends and chop them into even sized chunks.

2 Add the parsnips to the pan along with the garlic and ginger, saute for 2 mins, stirring. Pour in the stock and a little seasoning. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20-25 mins or until the parsnips are tender.

3 Use a stick blender to puree the soup until its nice and smooth. Add the creme fraîche and taste for seasoning. Serve hot in bowls, sprinkled with a little parsley or paprika if liked.


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