Spiced Fall Root Soup

This Soup is so warming and delicious! Perfect for these chilly fall days that have finally arrived! This is probably my favorite weather (now that its decided what season it is!) It is sweater (jumper…sorry) & scarf weather, but still not puffy coat weather quite yet! It is also such a beautiful time of year with the most vivid colors everywhere you look. We feel especially lucky living so close to Central Park and its iconic movie scene tree lined paths. The dogs also LOVE losing & finding their ball in the many leaf piles as you can imagine!

But on with the soup!

This is a perfect Lunchtime soup that you could pack up and take to work with you – you’ll feel like you have a little bit of cosy home with you in the middle of the day. As always, let us know what you think !




Spiced Fall Root Soup
Serves 6
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
50 min
  1. 2 onions sliced
  2. 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  3. 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  4. 2 leeks sliced
  5. 3 carrots diced
  6. 3 parsnips diced
  7. 2 dried red chilies finely chopped
  8. 1.2 L Vegetable (or chicken) stock
  9. 250 ml Natural Plain Yogurt
  1. Put half of the onions in the pan with a tbsp. butter and fry until browned
  2. Add the cumin & mustard and stir to combine
  3. Add Veg & Chili's and stir
  4. Let these sweat fro approx. 5 mins.
  5. Pour in your stock & bring to the boil
  6. Let this simmer for 30 minutes
  7. Puree your soup with a hand blender or in batches in the blender.
  8. Stir in yogurt
  9. Either serve immediately or reheat later and serve garnished with some chilli flakes & black pepper.
  1. this is quite spicy so if you are not a fan of spice, reduce to 1 chilli!
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October 26, 2016
October 28, 2016


1 Comment

  1. Chlo

    October 28, 2016

    Wow those pictures! Also how cute do the dogs sound looking for their ball hehe!

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