*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            PARSNIP-CARROT SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : ESSENCE OF EMERIL SHOW
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Imports                      Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      teaspoons     olive oil
    2      teaspoons     garlic -- chopped
    1      cup           onions -- chopped
      1/2  pound         carrots (about 4 medium-size), -- sliced
      1/2  pound         parsnips -- sliced
    1      quart         chicken stock
      3/4  cup           half and half
    2      tablespoons   fresh parsley -- chopped
 
 In a medium pot heat oil. Add garlic and onion and cook until softened, about 5
minutes. Then add
 the carrots, parsnips, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer
for 40 minutes.
 Remove from heat and puree with a hand blender or place in a blender or food
processor and
 puree until smooth. Add the half and half, parsley, and chives. When ready to
serve, ladle into
 bowls and garnish with bacon. 
 
 
 
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