Spicy Parsnip Soup

This is a delicious soup that is easy to make. It is low in calories and saturated fat and high in fibre.

  • Author: Mairi Huntly
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Diet: Low Fat


  • 30g Olive Spread
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped finely
  • 3 large parsnips, peeled and chopped
  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1.2 litres chicken or vegetable stock
  • 100ml Skimmed milk
  • salt and pepper


  1. Melt the olive spread in a large saucepan, add the onion, garlic, parsnips, and potatoes, season with salt and pepper. Toss well until well coated. Cover and cook over gentle heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the flour and curry powder and the hot stock.
  3. Simmer for 20 minutes until the parsnip and potato is cooked.
  4. Using a hand blender, blitz until smooth.
  5. Add the milk and correct the seasoning.


Food Portions:

Carbs 0.5, Fruit & Veg 2, fats 0.5


  • Serving Size: 164ml
  • Calories: 157kcals
  • Sugar: 8.4g
  • Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 3.8g

Keywords: Low Fat soup

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