Cream of Parsnip, Apple & Sweetcorn Soup


  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 4 large parsnips peeled and chopped
  • 2 med sized Cooking Apples peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 heads of fresh sweetcorn - cut off the cob
  • 2oz butter
  • 1oz plain flour
  • Bouquet garni
  • 2pt vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Milk/cream


  1. Sweat the onions in butter in pan (no colour)
  2. Add flour and stir.  Gradually add stock
  3. Add parsnip, apple and bouquet garni
  4. Bring to boil and cook for 15 mins
  5. Add sweetcorn, cook for 5 mins
  6. Liquidise slightly (leaving a bit of texture in the soup)
  7. Add sufficient milk/cream to get consistency you prefer
  8. Bring back up to boiling point to blend
  9. Season to taste