Spicy Turnip and Carrot Soup
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Turnips are naturally sweet and pair well with carrots. A touch of curry spices adds heat and interest to this soup.
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: European
Serves: 4-6
  • 50g butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp ground black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Madras curry powder
  • 2cm fresh ginger root, peeled and grated
  • 1 medium turnip, peeled and diced
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 500ml vegetable Bouillon
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  • Sea salt
  • 1 tbsp crème fraiche
  1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan then saute onions and sweat until translucent.
  2. Stir in ground coriander seeds, black mustard seeds, curry powder and grated ginger root.
  3. Add the turnip, carrots and bouillon, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  4. Blend until smoothly pureed then season to taste.
  5. Stir in the crème fraiche, heat through and serve immediately.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at https://www.edinburghfoody.com/2019/11/08/cooks-notes-shine-a-light-on-winter-veggies/