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Although soups are delightful throughout the year, I especially love whipping up a hot pot of soup during the colder months. Today I want to tell you all about one of my favorite vegan recipes. This clean soup may lack meat and animal products, but it’s still incredibly hearty, filling, and absolutely delicious. Even my most carnivorous friends enjoy my cauliflower parsnips soup and request it often! It’s got a unique flavor, and it’s incredibly healing. My soul is warm just thinking about it.
Before we dive into what makes cauliflower parsnips soup so special, I want to talk about special touches. First, if you’re really interested in going the extra mile for clean eating, I suggest spending a bit of extra time making your own vegetable stock and cashew cream ahead of time. Because these tend to store well, I like to prepare them in advance and store them for when I’m ready to cook. And although this is a vegan recipe, there are variations. Meat-eaters can play around with the recipe by adding chicken or lamb broth.
Why are Cauliflower and Parsnips so Healing?
As I mentioned earlier, cauliflower parsnips soup is very healing and offers numerous benefits. Both cauliflower and parsnips are superfoods and feature a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and unique health properties. For example, cauliflower contains glucosinolates. When these are chewed and digested, they can fight against cell damage, prevent some cancers, and act as an anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and antibacterial. In addition, parsnips are packed with potassium, which helps your heart function and keeps your blood pressure balanced. They’re also known to offer anti-inflammatory benefits. When paired together, these veggies make for an incredibly healthy, healing (and tasty!) meal.
What Does Cauliflower and Parsnips Soup Taste Like?
This incredible soup offers deep, rich flavors that will warm you to the core. As a root vegetable, parsnips are quite earthy. And this goes well with the nutty, almost sweet taste of cauliflower. Garlic and onion add fabulous aromatics, and the whole thing comes together with a rich, creamy texture that will keep you coming back for more.
What Can I Serve with Cauliflower and Parsnips Soup?
Rich, hearty soups like cauliflower and parsnips can make a fine meal on their own, but if you’re looking to dress up your dinner table and add something extra, I suggest serving this warming soup with corn biscuits, garlic bread, baked potatoes, or a nice salad.
How To Store Cauliflower and Parsnips Soup?
Cauliflower and Parsnips soup, like most other vegetable soups, are easy to whip up in large batches and store for later. If you plan on eating your soup quickly after storage, you can keep it in the refrigerator for several days. You can store it for longer durations by storing it in an air tight container. You can easily store your soup in the freezer. It’s incredibly simple to reheat soups on the stove for a fast and delightful meal.
Preheat the oven to 400 F.
Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and evenly spread the cauliflower florets, chopped parsnips, onion, and garlic. Roast them for 35 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
Heat the olive oil and toast the cumin seeds for about one minute in a medium size Dutch oven or a stock pot. Add the spices and stir. Add the roasted vegetables and mix well.
Incorporate the vegetable broth and bring it to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off the fire and let it rest to bring the temperature down before blending.
Blend the soup in batches until smooth - but don't overdo it!
Return the blended soup back to the pot. Stir in the cashew milk! Enjoy!
|1 medium size cauliflower (cut into small florets)|
|2 parsnips (peeled and chopped)|
|½ sweet onion (chopped)|
|2 garlic cloves|
|5 cups vegetable broth|
|1 cup cashew cream|
|1 tablespoon salt|
|½ teaspoon cumin seeds|
|½ teaspoon white pepper|
|½ teaspoon curcumin|
|2 tablespoon olive oil|
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