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Leek n' Parsnip Soup Vegan Gluten Free

Makes: 6 servings

Zesty leeks and sweet parsnips make this warming winter stoup


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger or ½ tsp ground
  • ½ lb leeks, sliced
  • 1 lb parsnips
  • 4 cups stock
  • 1 cup white wine/ cider
  • optional garnish: paprika or yogurt


  • In a large, thick-bottomed pot, sauté leeks and ginger in oil until leeks are tender.
  • Add parsnips and cook for a further 10 minutes until soft
  • Add wine or cider and stock, bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat, simmer for 20 minutes or so
  • Blend until smooth
  • Season to taste, garnish with paprika or yogurt
Taken from: The Grape Vine at