Creamy Parsnip Soup

Number of Servings: 12 (290 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Creamy Parsnip Soup

Snatch up parsnips while they’re in season to enjoy their marvelous, rooty flavors. A touch of crisped prosciutto offers a rich contrast to the hearty simplicity of the earthy parsnips.


  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 2½ lbs. parsnips, peeled and cubed
  • 2 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into ¼" strips (optional)
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. thyme leaves


  1. In a large pot, heat half of the olive oil. Add the onion, cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the broth and water along with the parsnips and bring to a boil over high heat. Cover and simmer over low heat until the parsnips are tender.
  2. In a small skillet, heat the remaining olive oil. Add the prosciutto and cook over moderately high heat, tossing, until crisp. Transfer the prosciutto to a paper towel–lined plate to drain.
  3. Puree the soup until very smooth. Stir in the milk and bring to a simmer over moderate heat, stirring a few times. Season the soup with salt and pepper and ladle into bowls. Garnish with the prosciutto and thyme leaves and serve.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 290 g

Amount per serving
Calories 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 75.8mg 6%
Iron 0.9mg 6%
Potassium 405mg 8%
Vitamin A 33.8mcg 4%
Vitamin C 17.1mg 20%
Vitamin E 1.8mg 15%
Vitamin K 27mcg 25%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.9mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 67.4mcg 17%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 69.8mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 20%
Phosphorus 91.9mg 8%
Iodine 4.9mcg 4%
Magnesium 32.3mg 8%
Zinc 0.7mg 10%
Selenium 2.4mcg 4%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.8mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Parsnips, Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Water, Skim Milk, Onion, Olive Oil, Thyme, Salt, Black Pepper.

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