Jerusalem Artichokes — also known as sunchokes — are small tubers with many nutritive benefits, that look like a ginger knob. Delicious, with a nutty taste somewhere between artichoke hearts and sunflower seeds, they make for the most delicious soups. So to bring more soul-warming fare this winter, here are 4 delicious recipes, ideal for anyone who takes comfort in the essential pleasures of a bowl of soup and warm bread. Farmers market tip: In season in fall and winter, choose sunchokes that are smooth, not dry or wrinkled.
From top left:
1. Roasted Sunchoke and Cauliflower Soup – In Pursuit of More
2. Sunchoke Soup with Caramelized Onions – Turntable Kitchen
3. Creamy Sunchoke Soup with parsnips – In My Red Kitchen
4. Creamy Sunchoke Soup – Arctic Garden Studio