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Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

5 Ratings
5 Ratings
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Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes in a bowl
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: like using yogurt instead of milk. Enjoy it your way!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups parsnips (medium size)
  • 3 medium potatoes (1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black 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

Try other seasonings such as parsley, thyme or nutmeg.

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Source:

Food Hero
Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 142
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 229 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 55 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 650 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 142
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 6 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 55 mg
Potassium 650 mg
Sodium 229 mg
Copper 173 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 40 mg
Phosphorus 113 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 28 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 29 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 12 mcg
Folate 48 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 29 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cup

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