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Photo Essay of Julia's Turnip Soup

(many vegetables can be used in place of the turnips!)
recipe below

The ingredients in this week's vegetable soup. Any onion/allium/garlic can be used.


more turnip recipes

Peeling the turnips.
turnips and leeks chopped up
sauteeing the vegetables in vegetable oil with S & P. This step is important: the browned bits of vegetables give the soup color and flavor.



after adding the broth, cook til all vegetables are cooked through. Then puree


finished soup with a dolop of creme fraiche. This soup can also be thinned with stock or milk or cream.

Julia’s Basic Vegetable Soup

chopped up alliums (leeks, green garlic, onions, green onions, garlic, etc.)
chopped up vegetables (turnips, tomatoes, leeks, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, most vegetables work here!)
S & P
Stock or water
other spices as you wish
vegetable oil

Saute the vegetables and alliums in the oil in a soup pan til they are rather browned. Add stock/water. Cook until all vegetables (you can mix vegetables here too) are well cooked. Season with S & P. Blend with a hand blender (or food processor or blender). Thin with milk, water, more stock, or cream if desired. Garnishes are endless: croutons, grated cheese, curled carrots, strips of lemon zest, etc etc etc.

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