Unlike its relative, the carrot, parsnips benefit from a long, slow cook to release their inherent
sweetness. Joined with sweet potatoes, they become a fragrant side dish that is hard to turn down,
while supplying some important health benefits: both vegetables are high in vitamins with good levels of
potassium and complex carbohydrates. But it’s the taste that matters, and this simple combination
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
2 lbs. sweet potato, peeled and cut into chunks
1 ½ cups parsnips, peeled and diced
¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon ground white pepper
pinch of nutmeg
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1. Follow the prep technique next to each ingredient.
2. Place potatoes and parsnips in a steam basket. Cover and cook until tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.
3. Transfer to a mixer, incorporate the rest of the ingredients and mash until soft.
Nutritional Data: calories 96.92, fat 0.12g, sat fat 0.03g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 102.78mg, carbohydrates 22.19g, fiber 3.73g, sugars 4.99g, protein 2.29g
This CREATION Life featured recipe is brought to you courtesy of AdventHealth Press.
Created by Chef Edwin Cabrera, Copyright © AdventHealth Press