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Parsley soup


About this recipe: A delicious vegetable soup made with a large bunch of fresh parsley. Perfect with brown soda bread or a cheese toastie! If you like, you can serve with a swirl of cream and a twist of black pepper.

Ita County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large bunch (about 150g) fresh parsley, thoroughly washed and chopped
  • 1L water
  • 1 1/2 chicken or vegetable stock cubes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Stir in the sliced potatoes and cook gently over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until they are slightly cooked and golden coloured.
  2. Stir in the parsley; pour in the water and add the stock cubes.
  3. Bring to the boil, the reduce heat and allow to simmer for 5 - 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat. Use a hand held immersion blender to puree the soup.

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Reviews (3)


absolutely delicious ! Only a few ingredients - easy to make, and very tasty ! - 28 Feb 2014


me and kids loved it - 14 Feb 2013


I have an abundance of parsley growing in my garden and was looking for ways to prepare it. I used homemade chicken broth from the freezer and added a cube of vegetable boullion for good measure. I only used 50 g. of parsley tips because that amount seemed like a lot. Next time I may try more. I thought it was very delicious. - 02 Apr 2015

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