Chestnut and parsnip soup with bacon

JanaBy Jana      

December 20, 2014

Chestnut and parsnip soup with bacon 0 5 0

Another Christmas soup recipe with unusual ingredients such as chestnut.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • 15 mins

    45 mins

    1 hr

  • Yields: 6 Servings

Directions

1Fry the rashers of bacon in the oil until crisp. Set aside for later.

2

3Add the onion and garlic to the pan, stirring until tender, then add the parsnips. Cook for another 5 mins, then crumble in the chicken stock.

4

5Add the milk, 600ml water, the thyme and chestnuts. Cover and simmer for 30 mins until the parsnip is tender.

6

7Blend with a hand blender, then season to taste.

8

9Serve the crispy bacon on the top.

Ingredients

4 chopped rashers smoked streaky bacon

drizzle of olive or rapeseed oil

1 chopped onion

1 crushed garlic clove

6 peeled and chopped parsnips

1 chicken stock

400ml milk

thyme sprigs

200g cooked, chopped chestnuts

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