Curried Vegetable Broth

Ingredients1 tbsp olive oil1 medium onion , finely chopped2 medium sticks celery , chopped1 large potato , chopped2 carrots , chopped1 parsnip , chopped into large chunks2 tbsp mild vegetarian curry paste1 tbsp plain flour850ml vegetable stock2 tbsp double creamFor the garnish15g butter1 large onion , finely sliced2 tbsp chopped fresh corianderMethodSTEP 1Heat the oil…

Curried Vegetable Broth

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion , finely chopped
  • 2 medium sticks celery , chopped
  • 1 large potato , chopped
  • 2 carrots , chopped
  • 1 parsnip , chopped into large chunks
  • 2 tbsp mild vegetarian curry paste
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 850ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp double cream

For the garnish

  • 15g butter
  • 1 large onion , finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan, then add the vegetables. Toss well and cook for 3-4 mins until lightly browned.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in curry paste and flour and mix together well. Pour over the stock and bring to the boil. Leave to simmer for 20-30 mins until the vegetables are tender.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, for the garnish, heat the butter in a frying pan and gently cook the onion for 7-10 mins until browned.

  • STEP 4

    Stir the cream into the soup. Serve immediately sprinkled with the fried onion and chopped coriander.


Make sure that the curry paste you use is vegetarian.

Recipe from Good Food Vegetarian Christmas, December 2006

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