Carrot Parsnip Soup

Enjoy this detox soup from Dr. Alejandro Junger!

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium rutabaga
  • 2 large parsnips
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 large clove of garlic
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 cups coconut milk, unsweetened
  • 1 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1-inch knob of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 400.

Over low-heat, melt the coconut oil if you haven’t already done so.

Chop rutabaga, parsnips, carrots, onion and garlic.

In a large roasting pan or on a large baking sheet, spread the chopped veggies and coat with the coconut oil (or olive oil) and the sea salt and paprika, mixing until well-coated.

Roast until tender, stirring occasionally, roughly 30-45 minutes.

When root vegetables are done (golden and very tender), add them to a large pot with the broth, thyme, sage and minced ginger.

Blend with an immersion blender until desired texture. If you’re blending in a vita-mix or food processor, wait until the veggies are cooled and blend them (with the broth) in small batches as your equipment requires. Add the non-dairy milk here while blending, or you can stir it into the soup pot when re-warming it back up.

When you’re ready to serve, heat the soup over medium-low heat until warm.