• Hands-On Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 1/2 pound parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 1 yellow onion, quartered
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 1/2 baguette, cut into 16 thin slices

Directions

Heat oven to 400° F.

In a large roasting pan, combine the carrots, parsnips, onion, 3 tablespoons of the oil, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Spread the vegetables in an even layer and roast, stirring occasionally, until tender and golden brown, about 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, arrange the bread slices on a baking sheet and brush with the remaining oil. During the last 10 minutes of roasting time, toast the slices until crisp.

Transfer the vegetables to a blender and purée with 3 cups water, adding more water if necessary, ¼ cup at a time, until smooth. Rewarm in a pot over medium-low heat, if necessary. Divide among individual bowls and serve with the olive oil toast.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories From Fat 47 %
  • Fat 18 g
  • Sat Fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrate 42 g
  • Fiber 8 g
  • Sugar 11 g
  • Protein 5 g