For a holiday dinner, a bowl of soup is always a good idea as the first course. That’s why I decided to share my recipe for apple parsnip soup. It’s a great opener to a meal, and a delight as part of a holiday meal.
Apple parsnip soup is a subtle soup with lots of texture which rates high on the comfort factor. A small bowl is all you need to serve to open up your guests’ appetites, which should get them a little excited and ready for everything else you have on the menu.
I’m so glad my mother is visiting right now, because I can share what I cook with her. If she likes it, she’ll give it a rave review, but if she doesn’t, she will immediately tell you what she thinks it needs.
I thought this apple parsnip soup would benefit from adding some almonds for crunch, but my mother insisted that the nutmeg I added was all it needed. I agree with her now, the freshly grated nutmeg rounds out this soup wonderfully.
Soups are easy to make, all you have to do is conquer one recipe with a few ingredients. Once you’ve done that you should be able to experiment and find your way to making new and interesting soups.
If you’re a novice in the kitchen and want to try one of my recipes, this is the one. The ingredients are piled into one pan, cooked on a medium heat and then zapped in a blender. Finally it is finished off in the pan to get the right texture and flavor. It took me minutes to make.