This roasted fennel and potato soup is so easy to make! Puree your soup until velvety smooth or leave a little chunky if you prefer.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Roast: Using a large rimmed baking sheets lined with parchment paper or silpat, place potatoes, fennel & onion.. Add a light drizzle of and toss vegetables until evenly coated, spread evenly on the sheet. Add a sprinkle of salt & pepper over top. Place in oven and cook for 30 – 40 minutes, tossing half way. Potatoes should be fork tender. Remove any fennel that seems to burn too fast. Reserve a few fennel pieces for garnish if you like.
Puree: In a large pot, add water/broth and milk. Add vegetables and using an immersion blender, puree until desired consistency, add more liquids as needed. You may like your soup a little chunky or smooth. You may also use a blender/food processor to puree the soup (this method may take two batches to complete). Taste for flavor adding more salt & pepper as needed.
Warm: Bring the pot to the stove and heat soup over medium low until warmed through.
Serve: Fill individual bowls and top with reserved fennel and fresh cracked pepper. Pairs well with crusty bread of choice.
Serves 4 – 6.
A quick guide to cutting fennel: How To Chop Fennel
The smaller you chop the vegetables the quicker they will cook and vice versa.
RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: For roasting the veggies I switch between my Silpat or these parchment liners for lining this rimmed baking sheet (affiliate links). And for pureeing the soup I use this immersion blender. For more of my favorite cooking tools, shop my kitchen essentials!