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Spiced Carrot and Parsnip Soup

This Spiced Carrot and Parsnip Soup is full of nourishing ingredients like carrots, parsnips, coconut oil, coconut milk and so many flavourful spices like cinnamon, ginger and turmeric.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword paleo soup, parsnip soup, spiced carrot soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 371 kcal


  • 2 lbs parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 2 lbs carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 4 cups water this yields a very thick soup - if you want it to be thinner add an extra 1-2 cups
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onion or substitute 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup organic coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup coconut manna
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp sea salt


  1. Place a large pot onto the stove on medium heat

  2. Add all of the ingredients

  3. Bring to a boil

  4. Turn down the heat and let simmer for ~45 minutes, or until the carrots and parsnips are soft

  5. Turn off the heat and let cool for 5-10 minute

  6. Using your immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth

  7. Serve and enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

NOTE: This yields a very large batch of soup. I normally freeze half of it but feel free to half the recipe if you want less.

Topping ideas: Cilantro, pomegranate seeds, chopped nuts or seeds

Nutrition Facts
Spiced Carrot and Parsnip Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 398mg17%
Potassium 972mg28%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 19047IU381%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.