Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Parsnip Apple Soup

October 21, 2021

Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Parsnip Apple Soup

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, and joined us for our Live Stream!

Tonight's class features a trio of soups that are perfect for a cool Fall evening.

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Parsnip Apple Soup

By Chef Tessa Turcotte-Novosedlik


  • 2 cups parsnips, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup of 35% cream
  • 2 cups water
  • Lemon juice, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cooking oil


  • Coat the bottom of a medium sized sauce pot with cooking oil and place over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and celery and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the chopped parsnips, apple, cream and water. Bring to a simmer and continue to cook until the parsnips are soft. Transfer the soup base to a blender and puree until smooth. Return to the pot and season with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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