Ingredients

  • 300g parsnips, cut into chunks
  • 300g carrots, cut into chunks
  • 300g butternut squash, cut into chunks
  • 2 onions, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 3 garlic cloves, skin on
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 800ml hot chicken stock, made with 1 stock cube
  • 70g stilton, crumbled
  • 1 multigrain and rye bloomer, to serve

Method

  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas mark 6. Put the parsnips, carrots, butternut squash and onion in a large roasting tray and add the garlic and rosemary. Drizzle over the olive oil and season. Stir well to combine, then roast in the oven for 45-50 minutes until tender.

  2. 2

    Remove the roasting tray from the oven. Squash the garlic cloves with the back of a spoon and discard the skins. Stir the garlic purée through the vegetables.

  3. 3

    Transfer the vegetables to a blender. Add the chicken stock and 50g stilton. Blend until smooth. Divide the soup between four bowls and sprinkle with the remaining crumbled stilton and black pepper. Serve with crusty bread.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1130kj 270kcal 14%
  • Fat 13.0g 19%
  • Saturates 5.5g 28%
  • Sugars 17.2g 19%
  • Salt 1.4g 23%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 234kj/56kcal

Each serving provides

26.4g carbohydrate 8.2g fibre 7.8g protein

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