Winter Solstice Soup


This winter solstice recipe makes a golden-colored, nourishing soup created on a cold Northeastern winter night. Perfect to warm you from the inside. Serve with biscuits and a fruit salad.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 2 carrots, shredded

  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 cups milk

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Melt margarine in a large pot over medium heat and sauté onions until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Add carrots and potatoes. Pour in water and season with parsley, salt, parsley, thyme, and bay leaf.

  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaf.

  3. Purée the soup in a blender or food processor in small batches and return to the pot. Stir in milk, mixing well, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
8g Fat
33g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 729mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 28mg 140%
Calcium 191mg 15%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 845mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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