Parsnip and Dandelion Root Soup.

There is nothing better than a bowl of warming winter soup, especially after a day out foraging.

You will needParsnip Soup

  • 3  parsnips – chopped
  • 1 dandelion root – chopped
  • 1 onion – chopped
  • 1 stick of celery – chopped
  • A knob of butter or a splash of oil
  • A teaspoon of whole grain mustard or a pinch of thyme.
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Put the onion, celery and butter in a pan and gently cook until tender. Add the parsnips and dandelion root and continue to gently cook for a minute or two longer, add the thyme if using.

Cover with water/stock and simmer until the roots are soft.

Whizz up until creamy and smooth, stir in the mustard (if using) and season to taste.

A sweet, rooty winter warmer.