Mashed Parsnips

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If you want to add a little variety and raise the nutrient content of this side dish, opt for two pounds of parsnips and two pounds of turnips and mix the two together.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. parsnips, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup. chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. chives

Directions

  • Put parsnips in a large stockpot with just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce heat to low and simmer until parsnips are soft, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  • Put parsnips in a food processor with broth, salt, and pepper and process until smooth.
  • Top with chives. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. parsnips, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup. chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. chives

Directions

  • Put parsnips in a large stockpot with just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce heat to low and simmer until parsnips are soft, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  • Put parsnips in a food processor with broth, salt, and pepper and process until smooth.
  • Top with chives. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories240
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium520mg
Total Carbohydrate38g
Dietary Fiber15g
Sugars17g
Protein6g