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Parsnip and spinach soup

A lovely vibrant soup to give your immune system a jump-start to Autumn. It’s this time of year that we need to be increasing our vital nutrients to protect us against nasty illnesses going around! This soup will help kick-start your system.


2 or 3 large parsnips chopped

2 large carrots chopped

1 large onion chopped

2 garlic cloves chopped

2 sticks of celery chopped

Organic vegetable stock 1.8ltr roughly

About half a bag of spinach or slightly less

Season salt and pepper

Start by gently frying the vegetables in olive oil for about 10 minutes or until they soften and the onion start to brown. Add the stock and bring to the boil, place the lid on and turn the heat down to simmer for about another 10 minutes, add the salt and pepper. Then add the spinach a little at a time and stir in until it has all wilted. Take off the heat leave to cool slightly. Then take a hand blender and carefully blend the soup to your desired consistency. Serve warm with lovely thick fresh bread.