High-protein parsnip soup


High-Protein Parsnip Soup – a comforting and nutritious treat for chilly days. Crafted from sautéed parsnip, onion, and celery, infused with garlic, thyme, and cayenne, this hearty soup is a healthy delight. Topped with a medley of sautéed veggies and fresh parsley, it packs a protein punch from tender beans. Smooth and velvety, it’s garnished with nutritional yeast, sautéed vegetables, and roasted smoked tofu. A perfect blend of comfort and health for your winter cravings!

Video recipe:

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4



  • 1 large onion
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 3 parsnips
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (for sautéing)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 250 g cooked beans (or canned)
  • 1 liter water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Black pepper to taste
  • For garnish: 1 bell pepper and 1 onion (sautéed in a Tbsp of oil) + a bunch of parsley
  • For serving: 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast and 200 g roasted tofu

🌱How to prepare:

  1. Begin by sautéing diced onion, celery, and parsnip in a pot.
  2. Introduce 3 crushed garlic cloves to the sauté mix, and then pour in enough water to cover the vegetables.
  3. Season the mixture with dried thyme, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper to your liking.
  4. Cover the pot and allow the vegetables to simmer.
  5. While the soup is simmering, sauté finely chopped onion and bell pepper in a small amount of olive oil.
  6. Once the sautéed vegetables are ready, pour them over a bunch of freshly chopped parsley, mixing thoroughly to create a decorative topping for the soup.
  7. Once the soup has finished simmering, incorporate canned or boiled beans for an added protein boost.
  8. Use a vertical blender to puree the soup until it reaches a smooth consistency.
  9. Garnish the soup with nutritional yeast, the sautéed vegetable mix, and some roasted smoked tofu for additional protein.
  10. Now, savor the delicious flavors!


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