Roots Soup

If you don’t like sweet potatoes, a russet potato can be substituted in this soup.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1½ tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1½ tsp. curry powder
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium parsnip, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small celery root, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a boil over high heat.
  • In a large soup pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté on medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and curry powder, and sauté for 30 seconds. Sprinkle the flour over the top and whisk for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the boiling broth and the parsnip and carrots. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the sweet potato, celery root, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 to 20 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1½ tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1½ tsp. curry powder
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium parsnip, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small celery root, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a boil over high heat.
  • In a large soup pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté on medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and curry powder, and sauté for 30 seconds. Sprinkle the flour over the top and whisk for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the boiling broth and the parsnip and carrots. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the sweet potato, celery root, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 to 20 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium890mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars6g
Protein2g