Golden Butternut Squash & Parsnip Spiced Soup

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This sweet and lightly spiced soup makes a warming lunch for those colder autumn and winter days. Simply pop the ingredients into a saucepan, simmer and blend for a hassle-free and tasty soup that’s packed with vegetables in less than 30 minutes.

recipe updated Feb 3, 2020


  • Butternut squash icon
    Butternut squash
    x ¾ (about 500g)
  • Parsnip icon
    x 2½ (about 250g)
  • Celeriac icon
    x ½ (about 250g)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    1.2 liters (1200ml)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    4 tbsp (about 16g)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    2 tsp (about 4g)
  • Ginger purée icon
    Ginger purée
    2 tsp (11g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    4 tbsp (59g)


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  1. Add butternut squash, parsnip, celeriac, ground cumin, ginger purée and vegetable stock to a clean large saucepan
  2. Boil
  3. Reduce to simmer
  4. Cover until tender - 15 min, medium heat
  5. Blend with stick blender until smooth
  6. Season with salt & pepper
  7. Ladle soup into 4 small bowls
  8. Add crème fraîche to the small bowls
  9. Garnish with fresh parsley
  10. Serve immediately
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