Pear and Parsnip Soup

Whip up this light, creamy soup quickly as an afternoon snack or to serve at a party. This soup's unusal flavors make it the perfect treat in the winter or the summer. Serve it hot or cold, and enjoy!

1/2 lb pound parsnips, peeled and cut into large chunks
2 ripe pears, cored and cut into large chunks
4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 avocado, diced into large chunks
1 tbsp lemon juice
pinch of salt
parsley (for garnish)

1.Bring the parsnip and broth to a boil in a medium or large soup pot.


2. Add in the pears and bring back to a boil.


3. Once boiling, lower heat and simmer for about 10 minutes (until parsnips are soft).


4. Carefully transfer the soup into a blender – do it in batches, if necessary. Add in the avocado and the salt and blend until smooth and creamy.


5. Serve hot or cold, topped with chopped parsley.