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Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

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Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

.A twist on a classic comfort food, this combination of parsnips and potatoes is sure to hit the spot. This dish can be made with substitutions. Try yogurt instead of milk - enjoy it your way!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups parsnips (medium size)
  • 1 pound potatoes
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Scrub parsnips and potatoes under running water and peel.
  3. Cut into similar size pieces. 
  4. In a medium saucepan, cover the vegetables pieces with cold water. Bring the water to a boil and simmer until vegetables are soft, 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Drain the vegetables and mash. Stir in milk, salt, pepper, garlic powder and margarine. Serve hot.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Learn more about parsnips and potatoes.
  • Try other seasonings such as parsley, thyme or nutmeg.
Source:

Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes. from Food Hero, Oregon State University, Cooperative Extension Service.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 60
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 223 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 43 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 202 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 60
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 6 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 43 mg
Potassium 202 mg
Sodium 223 mg
Copper 58 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 16 mg
Phosphorus 53 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 28 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Folate 31 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups

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