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Whipped Carrots and Parsnips Recipe

Whipped Carrots and Parsnips

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add carrots, cover partially, and simmer 5 minutes. Add parsnips, and cover partially. Simmer until vegetables are very tender, about 15 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Return vegetables to saucepan, and stir over medium heat until any excess moisture evaporates. Transfer to food processor. Add butter, and process until smooth. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Can be made 4 hours ahead. Warm over low heat, stirring often. Transfer to bowl. Serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 17, 2004

I made this recipe instead of potatos for our holiday dinner and received great reviews for my work. Very tasty and different. Of note though, parsnips take a long time to soften. Steaming them for up to 30 minutes doesn't work, they really need to be boiled, otherwise you'll end up with lumps of parsnips in your whipped carrots.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 22, 2010

I love both parsnips and carrots and imagined this would be a delicious way to combine them. I followed the directions exactly, but when I tasted it, it was bland mush. I started doctoring, using some of the suggestions in other reviews (I added a little brown sugar, kosher salt, a little pepper, a dash of allspice, and some ground ginger). That improved the flavor but not enough, so I tried adding a little honey and more ginger, and it was still not good.


21 Ratings

Nov 07, 2008

Very good. I think the it needs some more spices. Maybe onions and garlic will be good.

Oct 27, 2007

This is soooo yummy! If you like the flavor of parsnips, this recipe showcases it wonderfully! Thanks for a great recipe.

Jun 09, 2005

A tremendous blending of flavors! The consistency is of mashed potatoes. Great stuff!

Feb 06, 2004

Wasn't as tasty as I thought, but for those that love carrots & parsnips this will be a treat!

Mar 18, 2006

This side dish was a big hit at our St Paddy's dinner table. Everyone loved it and it will be a tradition from now on!

Dec 03, 2007

Surprisingly delicious! I made no adjustments, and it worked out wonderfully.


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  • Calories
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 8 g
  • 32%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 152 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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