Creamy Dilled Parsnip and Leek Soup Recipe

A hot, creamy soup with the sweetness of parsnips and leeks, the tang of buttermilk, and the savory taste of dill and nutmeg.

Creamy Dilled Parsnip and Leek Soup Recipe

How To Make Creamy Dilled Parsnip and Leek Soup

Fill your bowls with this creamy dilled parsnip and leek soup recipe. A creamy soup made with sweet parsnips and tangy buttermilk. Perfect for a cold day.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr 5 mins
Total: 1 hr 20 mins


  • 2 lb parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 2 leeks, thinly sliced (white and light green parts)
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • qt chicken stock
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 3 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • ½ cup sour cream, for garnish
  • dill sprigs, for garnish


  1. Get a pot and melt butter over low heat.
  2. Add parsnips and leeks, and sauté for 4 minutes, or until vegetables soften slightly.
  3. Add chicken stock, salt, pepper, and nutmeg and simmer for 45 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add buttermilk and dill, and simmer for 15 minutes longer.
  5. Spoon into serving bowls.
  6. Add a dollop of sour cream and a sprig of dill to each bowl. Serve while hot.


  • Sugar: 20g
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  • Calcium: 252mg
  • Calories: 436kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 1270mg
  • Protein: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 1404mg
  • Vitamin A: 1897IU
  • Vitamin C: 43mg
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