Parsnip apple soup with toasted hazelnuts, sage and crispy turkey bacon bits

Parsnip apple soup with toasted hazelnuts, sage and crispy turkey bacon bits

Apr 6 2021

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20-25 min

Serves 5

This sweet and nutty soup is absolutely divine and will be a hit with everyone, especially with kids!

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stick, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 lb of parsnip, peeled and chopped
  • 3 apples, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups of stock
  • 1/4 cup of hazelnuts
  • 1 bunch of sage leaves (6-8)
  • 2-3 slices of turkey bacon

Directions

Heat oil in a pan and add the onion, celery and garlic. Cover and cook gently for 10min until softened.

Place the  turkey bacon on a baking sheet and cook at 400F for 10-12 minutes. During the last 5 minutes add the hazelnuts and sage leaves (tossed with olive oil)

Add parsnips and stock; cover and simmer for 10min.  Add the apples to the pot, simmer, covered, for 5min. Cool a little. Whiz in a food processor until smooth.

Finely chop the bacon, hazelnuts and sage leaves.

Ladle into bowls and garnish with the nuts, sage and bacon bits.

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