Parsnip Pancakes

Parsnip Pancakes

"Instead of rice or potatoes with her meal, Mom chose these delicate pancakes that are crispy on the outside and tender inside. The parsnips have a pleasant sweetness, while the chives add a hint of onion flavor. --Lois Frazee, Gardnerville, Nevada"
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30 m servings
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  1. Place parsnips in a large saucepan and cover with water; add salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and place parsnips in a large bowl; mash. Stir in the onion, flour, egg and chives.
  2. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a well-greased hot griddle. Flatten with a spatula. Fry until golden brown; turn and cook until second side is lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.

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This was a interesting twist on what to do with parsnips. I recommend slicing the parsnips into discs before cooking. I cooked it for longer than the recipe calls for and still had trouble get...

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Didn't like these very well.

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This was a interesting twist on what to do with parsnips. I recommend slicing the parsnips into discs before cooking. I cooked it for longer than the recipe calls for and still had trouble get...

I really love parsnips, so I decided to try this recipe for something different. The basic idea is definitely awesome, but I found the batter to be very sticky and a little difficult to form int...

These were fabulous--much better than I expected! The only thing I did differently was add a little chopped garlic to the mix, and even super-skeptical hubby gobbled them up. I will definitely...

Amazing! I had some trouble keeping them holding together. I switched to a nonstick pan for my second batch since the first few pretty much fell to pieces. They held together better in the nonst...

Great side! Need a little more kick so I might try adding some more herbs next time. Or cayenne :)

never had parsnips before, but I bought some yesturday because they were on sale, I found this recipe this morning and made it for breakfast and I loved it! I added cayenne pepper, and paparika ...

Yum! Love it with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of Tony's (Chachere's), but I love that on almost everything. I also tried it with mashed or shredded potato in the mix when I don't have ...

My picky family loved these pancakes. They were flavorful with out being overwhelming. Definately a keeper.

Yum! I am literally eating these right now! I chopped a little garlic and put that in there as well, and it's very nice. But they're a little dry.

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