Parsnip And Sweet Potato Mash


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time25 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Parsnip And Sweet Potato Mash

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Allspice and thyme enhance this vegetable mash, transforming it into an aromatic, mouth-watering side dish that's perfect for Thanksgiving dinner.


  • 1/2 454-g pkg parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-in. chunks

  • 600 g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-in. chunks

  • 1/4 cup 35% cream

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 1/2 tsp allspice

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves


  • BOIL a large pot partially filled with water. Add parsnips and sweet potatoes. Reduce heat to medium and gently boil, covered, until tender, 12 to 15 min. Drain and return to burner, on low.

  • MICROWAVE cream with butter, allspice and salt until warm, at medium for about 2 min. Add to parsnip mixture, then mash until very smooth. Stir in thyme.

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Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 236, Protein 3g, Carbohydrates 33g, Fat 11g, Fibre 5g, Sodium 230mg.
Excellent source of Vitamin A.

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