Gingered Parsnip Bisque

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by MarieRynr

If you like parsnips you will like this pleasing soup. Add a crunch to this velvety soup by topping it with plain croutons if you like.

Top Review by CountryLady

Although I used 1% milk to reduce the fat level, this soup was still delicious! The recipe was quick & easy - I simplified it even further by not straining the mixture. I used sea salt & white pepper as seasonings & next time, I'll replace the cayenne pepper with a dash of nutmeg. Thanx MarieAlice for another keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in heavy pot over medium heat.
  2. Add next 5 ingredients and saute until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in broth and parsnips; bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until parsnips are tender, about 20 minutes.
  5. Cool slightly.
  6. Working in batches, puree soup in blender until smooth.
  7. Strain into another large pot; discard solids in stainer.
  8. Whisk in half and half.
  9. Simmer soup over medium heat until heated through, about 10 minutes.
  10. Season soup with salt and pepper to taste.

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